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336. 

World Earth Day observed on April 22. The theme of 2019 World Earth Day is;

[A]. Environmental and Climate Literacy
[B]. Protect Our Species
[C]. End Plastic Pollution
[D]. Trees for the Earth!

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 22nd April 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 22nd April as the "International Mother Earth Day". The term 'Mother Earth' implies the interdependent relationship which exists between all the species of planet earth and to acknowledge earth's role in sustaining them all. World Earth Day 2019 theme is 'Protect Our Species'. It will mainly focus on saving species which are on the verge of extinction due to climate change, deforestation, pollution and illegal poaching. The founder of the Earth Day was Gaylord Nelson.

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