World Environment day

World Environment Day is celebrated all over the world on 5th of June every year. The purpose of this world day is to increase awareness on environmental issues around the world, and encourage people and governments to act on them. Unfortunately, up to now, the World Environment Day has not changed the way the world reacts to environmental problems, and needs more attention from everyone.

According to the United Nations website:

"World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere.

World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.

Through World Environment Day, the UN Environment Programme is able to personalize environmental issues and enable everyone to realize not only their responsibility, but also their power to become agents for change in support of sustainable and equitable development."

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0 January 30, 2012

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