World Environment Day 2020 | Time for Nature

World Environment Day is celebrated across the world on 5th June every year. Since 1974, World Environment Day is the most remarkable day for environmental action. The UN Environment Program (UNEP) organizes event for Environment Day every year to encourage world wide awareness and action for the protection environment.



Word Environment Day was established by UN General Assembly on the first day of the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment which was held in Stockholm Sweden form June 5- 6  in 1972. In 1974, first Word Environment Day was celebrated with the theme "Only One Earth". Since then Word Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5th June and various activities for awareness and protection of Environment is carried out. In 1987, it is decided to rotate the host of Environment Day activities by selecting a host county for Environment Day activities celebration.

World Environment Day 2020


World Environment Day 2020 celebrated on 5th June 2020 across the world. World Environment Day 2020 iconic activities is hosted by Colombia in partnership with Germany. The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is 'Time for Nature' explore nature around iconic spots with a focus on its role in providing the essential infrastructure that supports life on earth and human development with the message Celebrate Biodiversity.

World Environment Day 2020 | Time for Nature, Theme of World Environment Day 2020


Time for Nature | World Environment Day 2020 Theme


The theme of the World Environment Day 2020 is 'Time for Nature' explore nature around iconic spots.

According to the IPCC, 2019: Climate Change and Land report, 75% of Land on the planet and 66% of oceans have severely altered by humans. Approx one million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction, due in large part to a loss of their natural habitat. Now we should take to safeguard the natural world and help restore ecosystems to be whole and functioning. We can only achieve ecological balance when the native species that have gone extinct are restored. Now it is time to help nature heal by rewinding the Earth. By healing the nature and ecosystems life-supporting functions they provide, including clean air, unpolluted water and healthy soils can be reestablished.



Important Questions Related to World Environment Day

Q. When was world environment day observed for the first time?


Ans: On 5th June 1974 first World Environment Day observed after UN designated 5 June as World Environment Day in 1972.

Q. What is the theme of World Environment Day 2020 ?


Ans: The theme of the World Environment Day 2020 is 'Time for Nature' explore nature around iconic spots.

Q. What is the theme of World Environment Day 2019 ?


Ans: The theme of the World Environment Day 2019 was "Air Pollution"

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