World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Why in news?

Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change virtually celebrated the World Environment Day 2020 with focus on Urban Forest.

About World Environment Day

  • It is the most renowned day for environmental action.
  • It is being celebrated every year on 5th June since 1974.
  • It is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment.
  • Columbia, in partnership with Germany are the hosts of 2020 World Environment Day.
  • The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is ‘Biodiversity’.

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