On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness of the Earth’s natural environment. It is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year, the United Nations designated April 22 International Mother Earth Day. If you are in New York, let’s celebrate the Eath Day join the High Line Events. Fluxus artist Alison Knowles, in collaboration with Jessica Higgins and Joshua Selman, restages Make a Salad, an iconic event originally performed in 1962. The artist chops lettuce and other vegetables to the beat of live music, and then produces a giant salad by tossing the ingredients together in a grand gesture.
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It’s time to mobilize the planet from the ground up to send a message that the Earth won’t wait.