Celebrities being the arbiters of good taste when it comes to good deeds and causes, they were out in hordes on the Twitter-sphere to remind us to reduce, recycle, and be better people on this 43rd annual Earth Day.
#Earthday! Go plant a tree! clean up after yourself! Love the place u live in and respect it! In @richardbranson words: THERE IS NO PlANET B ampmdash; Bar Refaeli (@BarRefaeli) April 22, 2011
“Act or die” warned Walter Cronkite on the 1st Earth Day 1970. bit.ly/HZDRLu So dramatic! #earthday ampmdash; Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) April 20, 2012
Happy #EarthDay! What are your plans? How are you going to give back to Mother Nature? xoP ampmdash; The Real Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) April 22, 2012
Today the number of people on earth will increase by 211,000 - abt the population of Akron, Ohio. #earthdayv @thinkprogress ampmdash; mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) April 22, 2012
Happy #EarthDay! How far we have come since first one; how far to go.Our beautiful blue planet, our heaven, our hell, our home. ampmdash; Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) April 22, 2013
Happy Earth Day! ampmdash; William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) April 22, 2013
Happy #EarthDay! Take the Clinton Climate Quiz & learn what we can all do to help our environment! wjcf.co/13pXKm0 CC: @clintontweet ampmdash; Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) April 22, 2013
Happy Earth Day say.ly/KML5EoQ ampmdash; Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 22, 2013
Earth Day. Celebrate and Protect it. ampmdash; Judy Blume (@judyblume) April 22, 2013
here’s what my 7 year old has to say about earth day.happy earth day! fb.me/14z3snG9y ampmdash; Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) April 22, 2013
Even politicians got involved…
Happy #EarthDay! Today I took NYC’s first-ever electric taxi. One-third of our taxis will be electric by 2020. twitter.com/MikeBloomberg/… ampmdash; Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) April 22, 2013
“The earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry #EarthDaytwitter.com/BarackObama/st… ampmdash; Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 22, 2013
What are you doing for Earth Day?
#EarthDay Wisdom From The Stars
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.