This guide seeks to promote environmental justice and connection to the world around us. Take some time to read about a new topic, watch a TEDTalk, or get out into nature whether you're on campus or across the world.
Earth Day is April 22, but the DePauw community will be celebrating all throughout April! For more information on DePauw-affiliated virtual and on-campus events, visit the Earth Month 2021 website.
The first Earth Day in 1970 intended to raise awareness of pollution and to bring environmental issues into the national spotlight. Numerous pieces of national legislation grew out of this grassroots celebration, including:
It also led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Thanks to these contributors for links and content suggestions: DePauw students, environmental professors, the Office for Sustainability, and the DePauw University Libraries.