World Environment Day is observed on June 5 every year to encourage awareness and environmental protection. It was first observed in 1974 in the city of Spokane in the USA. This day is celebrated
Theme of World Environment Day 2020
According to UN, the theme for 2020 is biodiversity– a concern that is both urgent and existential. “Recent events, from bushfires in Brazil, the United States, and Australia to locust infestations across East Africa – and now, a global disease pandemic – demonstrate the interdependence of humans and the webs of life, in which they exist,” the UN said in a statement.
According to United Nations, “The celebration of this day provides us with an opportunity to broaden the basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises, and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment.”
We can do our bit in helping the environment by planting trees, using eco-friendly material ,favouring environmental colours, and not wasting paper.