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World Environment Day 2021 Date and Theme: Know History and Significance of the Day That Promotes Environment Protection

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to encourage awareness and action for the protection of mother earth. The United Nations (UN), along with other agencies, observe World Environment Day (WED) to promote awareness against environmental issues. On WED 2021, let’s know its history, theme and significance.

World Environment Day 2021 Date and Theme:

Like every year, World Environment Day will be celebrated on June 5. In 2021, it falls on Saturday. World Environment Day 2021: Here Are The Themes For The Last 10 Years Including WED 2021 Highlighting The Importance Of Environment Protection.

The theme for WED 2021 is “Ecosystem Restoration” and will be hosted by Pakistan. UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration will also be launched on Saturday.

Let’s Take a Look at the Themes of Previous Years

  • 2020: Celebrating Biodiversity
  • 2019: Beat Air Pollution
  • 2018: Beat Plastic Pollution
  • 2017: Connecting People to Nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator
  • 2016: Go wild for life
  • 2015: Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care

World Environment Day History:

In 1972, the United Nations established World Environment Day at the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. In 1974, WED was celebrated for the first time with the theme “Only One Earth”. While WED celebrations have been held annually since 1974, in 1987 it was proposed to rotate the centre through selecting different host countries.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 04, 2021 09:37 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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