Ecocentricity Blog: Every Day is Earth Day

SOURCE: Ray C. Anderson Foundation


The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.


Another Earth Day has come and passed. Only 362 days until the next one! Better start getting ready now.

Yes, that was a rather cheeky comment, so I should probably state a few disclaimers before I dig any deeper. Here we go.

Disclaimer #1 – Earth Day is important in that it raises awareness of the need for collective action for environmental protection.

Disclaimer #2 – I’m grateful to all of the amazing nonprofits that host excellent events on or around Earth Day each year.

Disclaimer #3 – I was a big fan of the March for Science movement that happened on Earth Day this year. Hooray science!

Alright, with that all out of the way, I should be in the clear to say this: I don’t like Earth Day. I find that it excessively compartmentalizes and simplifies environmental issues.

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Tweet me: April 22nd was #EarthDay. Let’s remember that the other 364 days are too. #Ecocentricity @johnalanierRCAF

Contact Info:

Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
+1 (770) 317-5858

KEYWORDS: Environment, Clean Water and Sanitation, #Ecocentricity, Ray C. Anderson Foundation, earth day

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