World Environment Day
World Environment Day is a campaign, which is celebrated every year on 5 June, around the world to encourage people to stop the negative effects of the environment. The objective of starting this campaign is to focus on the conditions of the atmosphere and to inspire people to be a part of positive change in the environment to ensure a safe future for our planet Earth. It has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issues such as marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, sustainable consumption, and wildlife crime.
History of World Environment Day
World Environment Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. However, this campaign was first celebrated on 5 June 1973. It is celebrated every year and its program is specifically based on the annual theme declared by the United Nations.
Activities to be organized on World Environment Day
The World Environment Day program is celebrated through various activities in schools and colleges, especially in India. To create awareness among the students, teachers plan to organize some effective programs, such as essay writing, speech giving, education, topic discussion, slide show, quiz competition, art competition, banner display, seminars, seminars, workshops on the prescribed topic, painting competition, lectures on related topics, themed performances, film shows, Statement writing, etc. In the context of protecting our environment, students are encouraged to do positive activities.
On this Day program is organized by a city, where topics related to the environment are discussed, in which many activities are included. This day is the most important day for the United Nations to encourage and make people aware of some positive activities around the world to protect our environment. Now, it has become a major global platform to reach out to people in over 100 countries.
The theme of World Environment Day 2021 is ‘Ecosystem Restoration’.