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World Earth Day observed
Staff Reporter

As the world observed Earth Day on Monday, an ant on a fresh leaf is captured by the photographer’s lens, in Guwahati. – UB Photos
 GUWAHATI, April 22 - Earth Day, which is observed globally to remind us about the vulnerability of the Earth and the need to wake up to save it for the sake of posterity, was observed by Early Birds, an NGO fighting for protection of Nature, in the city today.

The team distributed several bird nests suitable for sparrow, magpie Robin or other similar small birds among its members. The team will also start a massive plantation drive soon at various locations of the city as well as Mayong area.

At Edu Flair Academy: Edu Flair Academy, Srimanta Sankar Nagar here observed Earth Day today on its campus.

Speaking on the occasion, academy Principal Kalpita Nath gave an awareness lecture on this year’s Earth Day theme ‘Protect Our Species’. She referred to the rapid extinction of species across the world. This, she said, is directly linked to human activity which causes climate change, deforestation and pollution. She laid stress on making children aware of the fact.

As part of the Earth Day observance, all the students and staff of the academy planted saplings around the campus and on the divider of the national highway.

At North East Institute of Advanced Studies: The North East Institute of Advanced Studies (Northeast IAS) also observed Earth Day on its Guwahati campus.

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