Earth Day: April 22

Earth Day is a day of hope that energizes people around the world. It brings communities together to confront the specter of disappearing rainforests and a warming climate. It's a day that celebrates the advance of green innovations. The links below provide access to Britannica's many articles on the environment. You'll also learn about the people who have helped to make Earth Day what it is today.

Give your students, librarians, and teachers accurate and reliable information on climate change with Earth's Changing Environment. Available in book or e-Book format. E-mail us at to learn more.

Here's what's being talked about on the Britannica Blog:

  Though the 19th century was not one of unmitigated progress for women's rights, in education, government, sports, and law, women at the turn of the 20th century could look back and marvel at the gains that had been made - while looking forward to anticipate the challenges of universal suffrage and workplace equality that would come in the next 100 years.

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  To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the firing of the first shots of the American Civil War at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861, Britannica Blog provides a series of posts.

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