#EarthDay 2024: NOAA ships, marine plastics, a fun little quiz and more

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A doodled graphic of the Earth with the text “Every day is Earth Day” on it. The Earth is surrounded by drawings of nature including a desert, tropics, tundra, marine and deep sea environments, mountains, forests, rivers, and hills.

(Image credit: NOAA Education/Kaleigh Ballantine)

Looking for ways to get outside, get involved and get informed this #EarthDay? We’ve got you covered with our brand new Earth Day web portal! From fascinating feature stories to NOAA’s first Fleet Week, live solar eclipse coverage to citizen science opportunities, all month long we’re sharing information and resources to help you help our planet. 

Here’s what’s coming up:

April 15-19: Virtually go aboard our fleet of aircraft, vessels, uncrewed systems for the first-ever #NOAAFleetWeek. Aligning with the tradition of Fleet Weeks, during which the public can experience active military ships and aircraft, NOAA is offering virtual “behind the scenes” access to the NOAA fleet from April 15 to April 19 through social media takeovers, web stories, videos, and more. Join us all week to learn more about the platforms and people behind NOAA’s science, service, and stewardship mission.  

April 18-22: Looking for a way to honor our planet this Earth Day, but not sure where to start? Take our quiz to spark some ideas!

April 22: The big day! Dive into Earth Day infographics, satellite animations, fun features, videos and more.

All month long, be sure to: