FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. My dad participated in the first Earth Day as a college student back in , and in many ways I've followed in his footsteps. For years my family has participated in an annual river clean-up in which we collect garbage that people have left in and around our local river. Along with an army of other volunteers, we comb the water, riverbanks, and adjoining wooded acreage, cleaning as we go. In one day, we attempt to undo some of the damage that the past year has inflicted—trash that includes tires, soda bottles and beer cans, fishing equipment, discarded clothing, and broken lawn chairs.
‘License to Kill’
Sounds green to me – 10 top environmental songs - EIA
Every year, on 22 April, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Songs about the natural world, including those by Woody Guthrie, have been around since the 40s, and many of the greatest songwriters have penned compositions about the planet on which we all exist. The best Earth Day songs, then, reflect not only the ways in which our planet has changed over the years, but also the ways in which we have expressed concern over its survival. To mark Earth Day, we have selected our 20 best environmental songs.
The Beach Boys walk along the beach holding a surfboard for a portrait session in August in Los Angeles, California. Faced with the deteriorating condition of our planet, people react in various ways. Some donate to charity, some sift trash along the highway. A select few pen well-meaning — but cheesy — songs. From the Beach Boys to will. At least this song has shock value on its side: when even these surf-pop gents turn from the sea, there is likely good reason for it.
What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans. No matter your race, gender, ethnicity, religion, etc. Jack Johnson does more than just raise awareness around this issue, he also offers specific examples that we can incorporate into our daily lives. We may all live different day-to-day lives, but at the end of the day, this land is OUR land. Woody Guthrie uses his song to help remind us that we are all in this together. She wants others to see the world from her perspective in order to appreciate the beauty found in nature. Both Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas try to encourage their fans to spread love because you never know where it could take you. Just remember, a little goes a long way!