On April 22 of every year, people are unified for a greater cause. Democrat or Republican, city slicker or rural folk, young or old, light or dark skinned, rich or poor, we are all responsible for maintaining this planet. We affect the Earth, and it likewise affects us. We are dependent on one another.
A brief history
The first Earth Day occurred in 1970. Following a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969, there was a nationwide movement to raise environmental concern. In...