When Earth Day (April 22) emerged in the 1970s, its purpose was to inspire others to be more conscious of the environment. Now, forty years later, people are surrounded by news of the ecological damages caused by our lifestyles.
We keep hearing these overwhelming environmental disasters such as the thinning ozone layer and the BP oil spill. Although these issues seem larger than life, we can easily prevent more ecological harm with just a little effort. An article by CNN, which lists simple ways to be more environmental, shows how the littlest personal changes make the biggest impacts.