Earth Day was founded in 1970 as a way to spark environmental awareness, but is one day a year really enough? An MNN comic explains why we should rename "Wednesday" to honor our home planet:

For a look back at the history of Earth Day, check out this MNN animation.

Russell McLendon ( @russmclendon ) writes about humans and other wildlife.

Why we should rename a day of the week for Earth
A new MNN comic explains why we should rename 'Wednesday' in honor of our home planet.