The Torch

Curated Collections: Earth Day Documentary Picks

Samantha DeNinno, Culture Editor Emeritus

April 17, 2019

Filed under Culture

Earth Day has continuously been a day that highlights the beauty that biodiversity offers and the current anthropogenic problems that face our environment. Established in the spring of 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day’s purpose has been to bring these issues to national attention –– a goal accomplished within the ...

The U.N. takes initiatives to protect our planet

The U.N. takes initiatives to protect our planet

Chyna Davis, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Filed under News

Earth Day became a historic moment last Friday, April 22. Leaders from more than 170 countries came to the United Nations Headquarters in New York to sign an international treaty based on the Paris Agreement, which is designed to prevent a rapid increase in climate change, greenhouse gases and gl...

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