E33 Intermediate English Listening Comprehension: What is Earth Day and Why Is It Celebrated?

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🎧Welcome back to the Learn English Podcast, where we explore the English language in real-life contexts, helping you learn naturally. As we release this episode on April 22nd, it's Earth Day—a global celebration observed in 190 countries. Earth Day encourages community involvement to address environmental challenges and raise awareness about our planet's well-being. Today, we discuss the history of Earth Day, its significance on April 22nd, and its global observance.

🌎Learn about the origins of Earth Day in the 1960s, a decade marked by societal movements like civil rights, anti-war protests, and the emergence of environmental activism. Discover the impact of the first Earth Day in 1970, which mobilized millions, leading to legislative action such as the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and important environmental laws ... 

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