Earth Day

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(c) Laura Hogan

I appeal to all people everywhere to raise their voices. Speak out on behalf of this planet, our only home. Let us care for Mother Earth soshe can continue to care for us as she hasdone for millennia.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonOn the 22 April people from all countries take action for International Mother Earth Day. This year we recognize that within two decades nearly 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. As the population grows and the cities swell to accommodate a mass influx, we must consider the effects that urbanization and increased idemand for water in cities has on our environment.