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When Is Earth Week?

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This is an image of air pollution over China.

This is a true-color image of air pollution over China. Red dots are fires while the gray and white haze is smoke.

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Question: When Is Earth Week?
Find out when Earth Week is celebrated and what the holiday is all about.
Answer: Earth Day is April 22nd, but many people extend the celebration to make it Earth Week. Earth Week usually runs from April 16th to Earth Day, April 22nd. The extended time allows students to spend more time learning about the environment and the problems we face.

What can you do with Earth Week? Make a difference! Try making a small change that will benefit the environment. Keep at it all week so that by the time Earth Day arrives it might become a lifelong habit. Turn down your water heater or only water your lawn in the early morning or install energy efficient light bulbs or recycle.

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