Today's Kindness #169: September 15, 2022
Go Green! 💚🌲♻️
Today, we're being kind to our environment!
Greenpeace Day is observed on September 15th to commemorate the movement that began on this day.
This day highlights activism in the name of the environment. The day recognizes peaceful protest for change to improve air quality and reduce reliance on fossil fuels, use of plastics, and water quality. Conservation and preservation fall under their topics of environmental justice.
activist | noun
ac·tiv·ist /'aktivest/ a person who takes part in actions intended to achieve political or social change; may be an individual or member of an organization
Founded in 1971 by 17 activists protesting nuclear testing off the shores of Alaska, Greenpeace now boasts a worldwide membership. Their campaigns continually strive to support and preserve the Earth by taking on environmental issues and raising awareness.
Learn more about activism. Find out about the roots and how their influence has changed the world around you. Give a shout-out to an organization that is supporting the environment. Share your experiences, too. You can also volunteer and use your voice. Take action and support vital change.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
~ Margaret Mead