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 natural 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
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 2023 is “Solutions for plastic pollution”, 2022 was “Only One Earth”, 2021 was “Ecosystem restoration”, 2020 was "Time for nature", in 2019 was “Beat Air pollution” and in 2018 was "Beat Plastic pollution".

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