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Earth Day 2012: Events Around The World

Posted: 04/21/2012 5:17 pm Updated: 04/21/2012 7:12 pm

What are you doing for Earth Day this year? On Sunday April 22, the world will celebrate the 42nd annual Earth Day, a global event meant to celebrate the Earth and raise awareness for environmental causes.

No matter where you live, there are plenty of things to do on Earth Day. The EPA has a guide here to help you find activities for Earth Day. The EPA also encourages Americans to "own" the environment and "commit to environmental protection as one of your top priorities." If you're not heading outdoors for Earth Day, check out this list of movies to watch with children on Earth Day.

Click here to check out activities from last year's Earth Day. Read up on Earth Day activities below and tweet us what you're doing for Earth Day @HuffPostGreen.

Do Something Reel Film Festival
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If you decide to stay in on Earth Day, check out Whole Foods' Do Something Reel film festival.

Beginning April 22, the festival's films can be streamed online for a small fee. The "provocative" films all address food and environmental issues, according to a press release.

Watch a trailer for "The Apple Pushers" above.

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Filed by James Gerken  |