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’.