To start, a quick quiz:

1. Which labor group helped fund and organize the first Earth Day celebration?

2. Who made the following statement:

“Restoring nature to

Source:: The Lowdown

A Brief History of Earth Day (with lesson plan) 17 May,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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