A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words


A picture is worth 1,000 words.
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First suggested by visionary Stewart Brand in 1966, this “Whole Earth” picture was taken in 1972 by Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt.
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This iconic image – humanity’s first glimpse of the entire planet – ushered in an era of environmental awareness.
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At SkyTruth, we take a moment today to appreciate our small and miraculous home; to remember that all the life we know and care about is here, and here alone; and to renew our commitment to helping people see and understand our interdependence, inspiring positive action to protect the place that sustains us all.
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Happy Earth Day!