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The history of Earth Day

Earth Day began in the United States in 1970 as a national day to unite on causes affecting the health of the planet – and those who live on it.

India Holi festival of color

PHOTOS: Holi festival of colors

Most cultures have a holiday that heralds the coming of Spring. In India, the Holi festival is celebrated by a large public bonfire, a great feast, dancing, and the throwing of bright colored powders on everything – and everyone.