World Environment Day

World Envirniment Day
The United Nations General Assembly established World Environment Day in 1972 to commemorate the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.World Environment Day ('WED') is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Major mission behind this day is to preserve our enviornment through Spread awareness, Build a small farm or garden Travel by public transport:, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Renew, Recycle etc. The 2013 theme for World Environment Day was Think.Eat.Save.Being a part of the celebrations gives you an opportunity to share your ideas and activities for making our world cleaner, greener, and brighter.It has become one of the United Nations’ primary ways to raise global awareness of environmental issues and to help stimulate political attention, public action, and personal commitment to environmental preservation.

We, as civilians can also participate in World Environment Day celebrations at our end. We can contribute by organizing plantation camps, cleaning the surroundings drive, beautifying neighborhood campaign, organizing programs for raising awareness about organic foods, etc. Besides, people who are interested in blogging can also participate in blogging competition conducted by UNEP.The UNEP also confers several awards to organizations and individuals on World Environment Day based on their innovations, vision and performance in protecting the environment.
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