Environment: Environmental Protection
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Earth Day: Greening the Globe
As populations grow and cities expand, the human footprint on Earth grows ever larger. The natural world inevitably pays the price: forests shrink, lakes die and species disappear. In 1970, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson named April 22 as a day for grassroots demonstrations for environmental protection. His idea has flourished and continues to gain momentum as countries and consumers strive to become more "green." To mark Earth Day, the CBC Digital Archives reflects on the growing awareness of our fragile world and the people who helped shape our environmental consciousness.
Environmental Protection General
Greenpeace: Always Bearing Witness
From its humble beginnings in Vancouver, Greenpeace has grown into the world's leading environmental action watchdog. For more than 30 years Greenpeace has battled whaling, nuclear testing and sealing, all in an attempt to protect the planet. But some say their tactics, such as confronting politicians at their private residences, go too far. Are Greenpeace a bunch of misguided liberal intellectuals and publicity-prone protestors? Or are they modern-day eco-heroes?