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Earth Day

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April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. 22 million people took to the streets to demonstrate for a cleaner environment. Within months, Richard Nixon proposed the creation of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). Now, almost 50 years later, the crisis is more urgent than ever. What’s it going to take to make a difference?

Illustration by Eiko Ojala [1]