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Earth Day 2020 Will Survive The Coronavirus By Moving Online

Jeff Kart, Forbes
March 17, 2020

A lot of things are closed or canceled due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but Earth Day is not one of them. Organizers of the event have turned this year’s 50th anniversary of the green holiday into the first-ever Digital Earth Day.

That means a global mobilization to address urgent threats to people and the planet will go on, mostly online. Two big parts: a smartphone app as part of the Earth Challenge 2020 citizen science initiative and a push toward teaching materials and other toolkits that children and adults can use even if schools are closed and people can’t gather in large groups due to the potential spread of the virus.

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