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Celebrate Earth Day with Our Discovery Family

April 21, 2012 | by aharris

Frozen Planet Polar BearsEach year on April 22 people around the world mark Earth Day, founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 in order to celebrate our planet and encourage its protection. At Discovery Communications, our commitment to celebrating the Earth stems from our company’s founding in 1985 continues today.

This Sunday, Discovery Channel in the U.S. will be marking Earth Day with a special presentation of Frozen Planet — beginning with a marathon of the David Attenborough-narated series at 2pm ET/PT and concluding with the finale, On Thin Ice, at 8pm ET/PT. To learn more about the state of our polar regions, don’t forget to check out our Frozen Planet infographics and videos from the series on Discovery.com.

Additionally, our Discovery Education team has been busy with several Earth Day-related projects, reaching out to the younger generation to educate and engage them:

Finally, if you’re looking to learn more about our planet and its plight, don’t forget to check out Discovery News’ Earth Day Wide Angle and great coverage from our TreeHugger.com team, including Earth Day wishes from several contributors to the site.

Happy Earth Day! We hope you celebrate it with friends, family and nature.