Earth Day by the numbers

Published: Apr 10 2012 12:04:15 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 22 2015 03:00:00 AM EDT

Founded 45 years ago as a day of environmental education, Earth Day is now celebrated worldwide. Check out the numbers behind this global holiday.

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