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DU Know About Earth Day?

The University of Denver (DU) has participated in Earth Day since its inception on April 22, 1970. This year, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which gave a voice to an emerging public consciousness about the state of our planet.

All items featured were gathered from the University Libraries Special Collections and its government documents holdings. For more information about the history of Earth Day, visit or the DU Libraries Research Help Center.

Join the DU Center for Sustainability in Virtual Earth Week 2020! They have a great line up of ways to appreciate our planet from our homes, wherever that may be! Check out the schedule for the week on their Facebook event page. Also. read DU newsroom's  "How to Celebrate Earth Day During a Pandemic" for how DU community is coming together to celebrate our plant during the pandemic. 

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Created by the University Libraries Sustainability Committee