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  Earth Day Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Earth Flag was designed in 1970 by Earth Day founder and pioneer John McConnell, an early leader in the international peace movement.
The Earth Flag has been presented to U.S. Presidents, to foreign dignitaries, to leaders of the Russian and Chinese governments when early western hemisphere delegations visited these countries in the 1970's and 1980's, and is proudly waved at Earth Day celebrations throughout the world.
The Earth Flag now flies as a matter of course in hundreds of American cities, as well as numerous countries in North and South America, in Europe, in Africa, in Asia and Japan.
www.earthsite.org /flag.htm   (448 words)

  
 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Inspired by the striking first photographs of the earth taken during America's historic Apollo 11 Space Mission in 1969, Earth Flag flies at the United Nations, Mir Space Station and at the North and South Poles.
The QE2 flew the Earth Flag on a cruise carrying Earth patriots such as Isaac Azimov, Carl Sagan and Burl Ives.
Flown alone or as a complement to another flag, the Earth Flag is a symbol of global and environmental awareness.
www.earthflag.net /html/history.html   (421 words)

  
 James W. Cadle’s Earth flag
The intent was to create a flag for the planet Earth that represented us all as passengers on spaceship Earth, and instead of using a NASA photo as many others had done, create a flag that could be made readily in bunting.
The earth object stretches nearer the upper and lower borders and in a light blue; the moon object in the lower fly.
This Flag of Earth was created in 1970 with the idea that all the nations of the world have unity in the earth.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/qp-3-jwc.html   (569 words)

  
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Earth Day 1979 was observed at the New York headquarters of the United Nations in cooperation with the Year of the Child.
For simplicity we had combined the bit of land with the sea; but on these first Earth Flags (of which we still have a small supply, for posterity) the ocean is white and the clouds are blue.
We raise the Earth Flag as a promise to all who work to help our planet that they and their children will obtain a fair stake in Earth and its future, with equitable access to its beauty and bounty.
members.aol.com /TrusteeOne/essay27.html   (1754 words)

  
 President - Earth Society Foundation
THOMAS C. The Earth is huge, but we owe it to all humankind to make the concept of the care of Earth be understandable to most people.
The Earth Flag is a perfect example of a symbol that has become a call to action, but remains a peaceful, unifying, inspirational symbol.
The original Earth Flag created by John McConnell in 1969 was derived from the first picture ever taken by an astronaut of the whole Earth, without national boundaries.
www.earthsocietyfoundation.org /president.htm   (562 words)

  
 Earth Day - US Government Portal
Earth Day is a time to celebrate gains we have made and create new visions to accelerate environmental progress.
Earth Day and every day is a time to act to protect our planet.
On the anniversary of the first Earth Day in 1970, the federal government is cleaning the air, promoting land conservation, and improving water quality.
www.earthday.gov   (219 words)

  
 John McConnell’s Earth flag
The first Earth Flag was created and copyrighted by John McConnell in preparation for the first Earth Day (also created by him) in San Francisco, in March 1970.
The picture on The Authentic Earth Flag (the very famous picture showing Africa with Arabia at the top and Antarctica at the bottom) is from the last moon mission, Apollo 17 (here).
McConnell’s original flag was a small blue and white flag (2-color only) of a heavily cloud-laden Earth, the theoretical first picture of the Earth, taken from outer space by an Apollo mission and published in Life Magazine.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/qp-3-jmc.html   (801 words)

  
 The Earth Flag
The idea of this "earth flag" was inspired after the inception of the (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) project in the 80's.
The yellow part of the flag is the sun, the blue circle symbolizes the Earth, and the small white circle represents the Moon.
The flag of earth was designed by an Illinois Farmer named James Cadle shortly after the first manned landing on the moon in 1969.
members.tripod.com /sos_earth/flag.htm   (177 words)

  
 Earth Flag - Earth Society Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Perhaps you have also seen the Earth Flag waved on the International Day of Peace by students participating in a flag waving ceremony at the UN on September 21.
The QE2 flew the Earth Flag on a cruise carrying Earth enthusiasts such as Isaac Azimov, Carl Sagan and Burl Ives.
Renowned anthropologist, Dr. Mead, a strong supporter of the Earth Society Foundation and its ideals, was so deeply committed to the Earth Flag that she carried what she called “the flag for all people” with her everywhere.
www.earthsocietyfoundation.org /flag.htm   (329 words)

  
 John McConnells 77 Theses on Caring for the Earth
In 1975 the Earth Flag was flown at the South Pole.
Earth Trustees will recognize their independence and points of difference: however, the purpose they will share in common is the care of Earth.
EARTH FLAG: The Earth Flag, designed by him after seeing the first photo of Earth in Life Magazine, was featured in the "Whole Earth Catalogue" and is being used, here and there around the world, to show support of efforts to help people and planet.
paulapeterson.com /77ThesesOnEarthCare.html   (3930 words)

  
 ESA Portal - Focus On - Earth flag competition - one of the sixteen finalists
To emphasize the satellite’s mission to understand the whole planet, ESA invited children aged 8 to 12 years old to design “a flag for the Earth”.
One of these sixteen flags will be selected at the Air show on 17 June and will be painted on the side of the Ariane-5 rocket that will launch Envisat from French Guiana this autumn.
Entries were accompanied by short descriptions of the symbolism of the flags, and many emphasized the importance of friendship among different countries and races.
www.esa.int /esaCP/ESASOAPZ9NC_FeatureWeek_0.html   (392 words)

  
 Earth flags
The UN flag, by virtue of its visibility and the organization behind it, is probably the consensus “flag of the world” today.
A flag is a symbol of both inclusion and exclusion.
If, or when, we find or establish extraterrestrial populations, then a flag of Earth will naturally emerge, probably as a response of flags adopted by “them”, since the majorities are usually the last to adopt a flag.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/qp-3.html   (576 words)

  
 THE HISTORY OF THE EARTH FLAG
The QE2 flew the Earth Flag in 1973 on a two-week Earth Society cruise in the Caribbean with Isaac Azimov, Carl Sagan, Burl Ives, and other Earth patriots.
Initially we stated that the Earth flag was created to remind us that each person has a basic right to use the Earth and an equal responsibility to build the Earth.
We raise the Earth Flag, to encourage and inspire love of Earth, We raise the Earth Flag to enlist and unite young and old in courageous action for our planet's protection -- for cautious nurture of its life and care of its resources in every city and neighborhood.
www.themesh.com /jc5.html   (1796 words)

  
 What Is the Flag of Earth?
The Flag of Earth is prominently displayed at all SETI League meetings around the world.
The Flag of Earth flying from one of the eight dishes of The SETI League's Very Small Array (VSA) in Pennsylvania.
To the right of the Flag of Earth can be seen the Union Jack, the Ohio state flag, and the US Stars and Stripes.
www.setileague.org /general/whatflag.htm   (514 words)

  
 EarthFlag.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As all the people of this earth rally around the flag to heal our planet and to journey forth from it, the flag we see will not be one with which we are now familiar.
The flag proportions are the ratio of the mathematical Golden Mean, 1.618034 by 0.618034, which is a structural ratio found in nature, from seashells to spiral galaxies.
The yellow and white orbs on either side of the blue Earth represent the sun and moon, which appear to be about the same size viewed from Earth (hence total eclipses of the sun), about one-seventh the diameter of earth.
home.earthlink.net /~donaldwalbert/Pages/EarthFlag.html   (557 words)

  
 International Earth Day- The Official Site (www.earthsite.org) Spring/Vernal Equinox - The Great Day of Earth
"EARTH DAY uses one of humanity’s great discoveries, the discovery of anniversaries by which, throughout time, human beings have kept their sorrows and their joys, their victories, their revelations and their obligations alive, for re-celebration and re-dedication another year, another decade, another century, another eon.
EARTH DAY reminds the people of the world of the need for continuing care which is vital to Earth’s safety.
Earth Day, celebrated on the Spring or Vernal Equinox, is the most significant day of the year, because people from all nations, backgrounds, races, colors, religions, and all other human-made barriers celebrate their similarities: living on Earth.
www.earthsite.org   (1218 words)

  
 The Earth Day Project
The students’ test results were published in a letter to the local newspaper, to make the community aware of pollutant levels and to voice their concern about local water quality.
On Earth Day, the school sang an environmental song as they raised their Earth Flag and then enjoyed a school-wide ecological picnic.
Flags and banners will be mailed out in time for Earth Day, April 22, 1998.
www.wnrmag.com /stories/1998/feb98/eday.htm   (1618 words)

  
 Earth Flag
King and Danielle accepted the flag on behalf of the students during a schoolwide assembly.
Ivy Hall earned the second Earth Flag by participating in activities that help to reduce the amount of garbage that we all produce every day.
The first Earth Flag was created and copyrighted by John McConnell in preparation for the first Earth Day in San Francisco, in March 1970.
www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us /ivyweb/earthflag.html   (496 words)

  
 Cyberschoolbus: Earth Day 2004
Earth Day is a day of equilibrium when differences are forgotten and nature's renewal is celebrated by all.
Earth Day was created to remind us of our shared responsibility to protect the planet.
McConnell first introduced the idea of a global holiday called Earth Day at a UNESCO Conference on the Environment in 1969, the same year that he designed the Earth Flag.
www.un.org /cyberschoolbus/earthday/peacebell_2004.asp   (550 words)

  
 Display the Earth
This orchestrated flag waving to show grief for the victims of the attack (and a blank check for things to come) was utilized as a way to manipulate public opinion.
Again, the American flags will fly, as many will feel compelled to rally around "their country and their sons and daughters in uniform in times of war." But this time, there will be much more than manufactured (or spontaneous) public opinion supporting U.S. war moves.
The symbol of the earth is not new.
www.notinourname.net /globe/index.html   (1440 words)

  
 Earth Flags and Planet Earth from Space Flag
The 100% cotton flags are sewn on a 15 foot cord.
These traditional Lung-ta (wind horse) prayer flags have have unhemmed edges and as the cloth frays and the printed images fade, the prayers are released to the wind and the heavens.
The prayers of a flag become a permanent part of the universe as the images fade from wind and sun.
www.photomagnets.com /earthflag.html   (3509 words)

  
 Peace and Earth Flags
These Peace Flags are available as a Peace car flag and come in a variety of materials and sizes.
The Earth Flag is heat pressed onto the Nylon, while Earth car flags are screen printed.
The Earth Flag is available in 2'x3' and 3'x5' and we offer two sizes in the Earth car flag.
www.flagnbanner.com /PeaceEarthFlags.html   (176 words)

  
 Earth_Moon_flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shaun's "Earth" is shown over the night side of the Moon, although Earth is just as often seen from the sunlit side - one can only carry the analogy so far.
I had previously come up with an Earth flag also using the four colors, but in bands with white at the poles, then blue, then brown, and a single green band at the equator.
But I DO like your flag concept, and I think that introducing an Earth flag and a Moon flag as a matched pair will greatly promote acceptance of both.
members.aol.com /kokhmmm/earth_moon_flags.htm   (329 words)

  
 Big Ear Radio Observatory - The Flag of Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Flag of Earth flew for many years at the OSU Radio Observatory while it was in operation.
The Flag of Earth also flies at many other SETI locations around the world, and at many radio and optical observatories whether or not a program of SETI is carried out.
The yellow part of the flag represents the sun, the blue circle symbolizes the Earth, and the small white circle represents the Moon.
www.bigear.org /flag.htm   (280 words)

  
 WOW Zone and Earth Day (wowzone.com) Wish Only Well
The first International Earth Day was celebrated on March 21, 1970 in San Francisco, at the precise moment of the Spring Equinox.
John McConnell wrote The Earth Magna Charta, a brilliant document detailing ways in which we can be pro-active in helping our planet, and the Earth Day Proclamation, which is signed by world leaders, astronauts, peace makers and celebrities.
Earth Day the most significant day of the year, when people of all cultures, ages, and creeds unite for a common cause: the care of our planet.
www.wowzone.com /wow-ed.htm   (368 words)

  
 David Bartholomew’s Earth flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The One World Flag is an internationally recognized symbol of diversity, self-esteem, and cooperation which has been endorsed by a growing number of individuals, groups, educational, spiritual and diplomatic leaders for its mission statement, purpose, and widesweeping inspirational effect.
Already, many like-minded individuals and groups are “flying the flag” on their sites; a scrapbook of letters of support is being compiled; awards are validating its resonance; and donations have already begun to flow to worthwhile projects, out of a portion of proceeds from the sale of flags, hats, shirts, etc.
The One World Flag has been compared to the Peace Sign, the Banner of Peace, Earth Flag, and other symbols / icons / mandalas aimed at supporting increased consciousness, awareness, tolerance, and peace.
flagspot.net /flags/qp-3-owf.html   (221 words)

  
 SWALCO Programs - Earth Flag Program: Lake County, IL
The Lake County Earth Flag Program educates students, teachers, administrators and parents about the "4R's" (reduction, reuse, recycling and recovering) through classroom lessons, hands-on activities and presentations that help teachers meet Illinois Learning Standards.
The Lake County Earth Flag Program was created by the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) in 1993.
The Earth Flag Program requires schools to achieve five specific criteria with the assistance of their assigned Earth Flag Team volunteer, provided by SWALCO.
www.co.lake.il.us /swalco/programs/earthflag.asp   (637 words)

  
 Earth Flag and Anthem Contest - World Beyond Borders
Finally, it lands, the hatch opens and a spacesuited astronaut from the international crew steps out to plant the flag of planet Earth in the rusty Martian soil.
World Beyond Borders is holding a contest for the design of an Earth flag and anthem.
We will use the winning flag and anthem to share the vision of a unified Earth.
www.worldbeyondborders.org /contest.htm   (203 words)

  
 Earth flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A campaign to create the Earth flag is going on right now and I call upon and encourage students from all over the planet to participate in the design of the Earth flag.
Interim Earth Government is accepting proposals for the position of Minister of the Earth Flag.
There is a need to train the next generation in the skills of collaborating in the future management of global change, which will be vital to survival.
members.shaw.ca /earthgov/HEarthFlag.htm   (136 words)

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