Dehradun, India                                        Earth Day 2012   World                                             ...
Bangalore, India                                      Earth Day 2012            World                                     ...
Andhra Pradesh, India                        Earth Day 2012     World                                                     ...
Chhattisgarh, India                                    Earth Day 2012   World                                             ...
Rajasthan, India                                      Earth Day 2012   World                                              ...
Madhubani , India                                Earth Day 2012     World                                                 ...
Madhya Pradesh, India                                   Earth Day 2012                     World                          ...
Sriperumbudur, India                               Earth Day 2012   World                                                 ...
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  1. 1. Dehradun, India Earth Day 2012 World WideEarth Day Network partnerSanctuary Asia organized anEarth Day rally where1,000people came out to march inthe streets to call attention toenvironmental issues. Studentsperformed street skits on theimportance of protecting theenvironment and presented anenvironmental petition to theMinister. Photo: Participants gather for the Earth Day Rally.. 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth
  2. 2. Bangalore, India Earth Day 2012 World WideFor Earth Day 2012, more than200 college students pushedbicycles backwards in an effortto spread awareness on therising carbon emission levels inBangalore and encouraged thepublic to use sustainable modesof transport like walking, andcycling. Photos (Top to Bottom): Students march through the streets with their bikes; Students create a “human bicycle” to promote carbon free modes of transport. 1 Billion People 192 Countries “Bangalore is a city with the highest number of two wheelers in the country. I often think why I should use a vehicle to commute 5 km? What is the purpose of public transport then? This is one way to tell everyone that we must stop polluting the environment.” - Raksha Jayaraj, Earth Day Participant
  3. 3. Andhra Pradesh, India Earth Day 2012 World WideIn coordination with EarthDay Network India partnerAnimal Care Now, women ofa tribal village in AndhraPradesh, replace theirincandescent light bulbswith CFL bulbs and pledge togo green to Mobilize theEarth™. Photo: Villagers hold up their new CFL Bulbs on Earth Day 2012 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth
  4. 4. Chhattisgarh, India Earth Day 2012 World WideIn Bilspaur, Earth Day NetworkIndia partner Nature Bodiesorganized Earth Day events in aschool. Students first listened tolectures on the importance ofEarth Day. Then they each filledout environmental pledges to beincluded in the “Tree of Life”.Then they all painted their handsgreen and made a collagesignifying their unity for a saferand healthier planet. Photos (Top to Bottom): Students show their support for Earth Day; A young girl writes down her environmental pledge; students showcase their green hands for the environment. 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth
  5. 5. Rajasthan, India Earth Day 2012 World WideEarth Day Network partnerParyavaran Mitra organizedEarth Day events in schoolsacross India. In Rajasthan,students participated in A BillionActs of Green® by pledginggreen actions to limit theirresource use. Students alsoconducted rallies againstpollution and climate change. Photos (Top to Bottom): Students make handprints to symbolize their commitments to A Billion Acts of Green; Students walk the streets in an environmental rally. 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth
  6. 6. Madhubani , India Earth Day 2012 World WideIn remote Madhubani (Biharstate), the NGO Contact Baseworked with EDN to help localwomen better understand theneed to preserve nature. Thesewomen then used theirtraditional talent of paintingwith natural colours to producebeautiful wall paintings on theirhuts. Photos: Women discuss issues related to conservation in India on Earth Day 2012. 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth
  7. 7. Madhya Pradesh, India Earth Day 2012 World WideEarth Day India partner, TheCorbett Foundation organizedan Earth Day event wherestudents and villagers held arally in Kanha National Park.Participants planted trees andpicked up trash. They alsogave away free energyefficient solar lamps tovillagers. Photos (Top to Bottom): Villagers and studentsparticipate in the Rally; A village member is given a solar lamp 1 Billion People 192 Countries “Save Earth! Save Life! One Earth! One Chance!” -Students at the forest rally
  8. 8. Sriperumbudur, India Earth Day 2012 World WideThe Sri Venkateswara College ofEngineering,won Earth DayNetwork’s global environmentalcompetition MobilizeU. Theygenerated the most acts ofgreen, totaling over 80,000, bytaking on a wide range ofinitiatives to make their campusmore sustainable than ever.Photos: Students from the Eco Forum group gather on Earth Day 2012. 1 Billion People 192 Countries Mobilize the Earth

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