Friday, April 22, 2011

Awesomest Image du Jour LXXXIV

Today is the 41st observation of Earth Day.  Conceived by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-WI) in response to an oil spill off the coast of California in 1969, it is now a world-wide phenomenon that informs personal, commercial and political decisions every day of the year.

To commemorate the 1st Earth Day in 1970, here is the poster Walt Kelly made for the occassion:


[Information and Image Source:  Wikipedia article on Earth Day.]