The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, the United States.
Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin Senate worked, was a senator of the United States for 18 years. Nelson came up with the idea for Earth Day.
Every year on April 22, to discuss issues related to environmental pollution. Specific pollution and habitat destruction many plant and animal species are endangered.
Endangered species are plants and animals whose populations are so small that they can become extinct. Once an animal or plant is gone we will never see again.
Daffodil bulbs and snowdrops against Alzheimer's disease
A Bulgarian researcher found that bulbs of snowdrops population used to treat headaches. After several trials, isolated from bulbs of snowdrops picked alcaloizii and found an ingredient called acitv galantamine.
Pomegranate - Punica granatum
Uses are numerous, especially in oriental tradition. Pomegranate juice is a common drink, rich in fiber, potassium and vitamin C. This juice is called granatina thick and sweet, syrup used in the past for the preparation of cocktails. Juice is also used as an antiseptic and if light is applied to wounds.
Forest conservation weapon against climate change
Wangari Maathai, 68, Nobel Prize winner in 2004 for works of reforestation in Kenya, called for talks on climate change to focus on protecting forests, especially forests of Amazonia, Southeast Asia and the basin Congo.
Prince Charles against deforestation
Prince Charles of Great Britain met Monday with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and presented his ideas for saving the rain forest.