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World Environment Day
World Environment Day
Official name UN World Environment Day
Also called Eco Day, Environment Day, WED
Observed by Worldwide
Type International
Significance This day is observed to create global awareness about environmental problems world or a specific country is facing.
Date June 5
Related to Environment, Pollution

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on June 5. On this day, people are supposed to do good things for the environment and sustainability. These acts help to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

The theme in 2020 is "Time for nature", in 2019 was “Beat Air pollution” and in 2018 was "Beat Plastic pollution".

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