World Environment Day

United Nations day encouraging awareness and action for the environment

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on June 5. On this day, people are supposed to do good things for the environment and sustainability. These acts help to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

World Environment Day
World Environment Day
Official nameUN World Environment Day
Also calledEco Day, Environment Day, WED
Observed byWorldwide
TypeInternational
SignificanceThis day is observed to create global awareness about environmental problems world or a specific country is facing.
DateJune 5
Related toEnvironment, Pollution

The theme in 2020 is "Time for nature", in 2019 was “Beat Air pollution” and in 2018 was "Beat Plastic pollution".

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