Earth Day is being celebrated across the world today.
World Earth Day was celebrated in the United States for the first time in 1970 after which the day is marked every year.
The aim of the day is to aware the people about the rising threats to planet earth. The most significant dangers to earth are the rising global temperature which contributes to rising sea-levels and the melting of glaciers.
Theme of World Earth Day 2014 is green cities. More than half of the world lives in urban areas. As the planet gets increasingly depending on technology, it is also forgetting to preserve itself.
Workshops, Seminars and conferences are held across the world today to discuss the dangers the world is facing and to propose ways to counter the threats.