Protect the blue Earth - our shared and only home

Source: Xinhua| 2021-04-21 23:39:20|Editor: huaxia

Photo taken on July 13, 2020 shows the Tasman Glacier at Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in the South Island of New Zealand. The Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park consists of 19 peaks which are at least 3,000 meters above sea level, as well as the Tasman Glacier and many glacial lakes. (Xinhua/Guo Lei)

BEIJING, April 21, 2021 (Xinhua) -- April 22 marks the annual Earth Day. The Earth is the shared and only home for human beings, and everyone has the obligation to protect our blue planet.

Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2020 shows a damaged bridge after a storm in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, near France's southern coastal city of Nice. (Photo by Syspeo.z/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2020 shows waves breaking over the harbour wall and lighthouse at the West Beach in Newhaven, Britain. Storm Francis brought strong gusts and heavy rains to Britain. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Downtown Toronto is seen through ice-covered land in Toronto, Canada, Feb. 13, 2016. Extreme cold weather warnings were in effect for Toronto, capital of Ontario province, Canada, and across southern Ontario, as dwellers in the biggest Canadian city woke up to minus 25 degrees, the record low temperatures. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

A woman wearing a face mask walks with a parasol at Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, on Aug. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

A man walks past a globe model at the conference hall of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, capital of Denmark, Dec. 17, 2009. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

Photo taken on Aug. 25, 2019 shows a destroyed eucalyptus plantation after fire in Humaita, the state of Amazonas, Brazil. (Gabriela Biro/Agencia Estado/Handout via Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 1, 2020 shows an iceberg seen from China's polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, which is heading to China's Zhongshan Station during China's 36th Antarctic expedition, on the Weddell Sea. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping)

Photo taken on Nov. 11, 2019 shows the boats on the dried-up part of the Maharloo Lake in Fars Province, southern Iran. A large part of Maharloo Lake has almost disappeared over the past years due to drought. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Photo taken on March 1, 2017, shows the carcass of a bull in Laikipia County, Kenya. Kenya was facing a severe drought and with it a rise in food insecurity. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Photo taken on Nov. 16, 2020 shows the scene after Typhoon Vamco hit Rizal Province, the Philippines. Typhoon Vamco triggered severe flooding and landslides in many parts of the main island of Luzon. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)