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About World Environment Day 2015

It’s 5th of June and it’s World Environment Day, this year on World Environment Day (WED) 2015, we have few messages, quotes and details for you.


World Environment Day 2015, People across the world will be celebrating World Environment Day (WED) on 5th June,2015, Friday. Every year it is celebrated with one theme to make it more enjoyable, efficient. To get much more attention from people, this year’s theme is “One World, One Environment”.

When was it started and who started this?

World Environment Day 2015

For the first time world began to celebrate ‘World Environment Day’ on 1973 with the theme “Only one Earth”. It was started by United Nations General Assembly. At its Conference, on Human Environment held between 5th to 16th of June,1972 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Why Is It celebrated?

The world is facing environmental issues since many centuries ago. Climatic change, pollutions, land degradation, lack of resources, waste, toxicants, overpopulation, environmental degradation, etc.

Awaring people across the globe about this issues and making them feel the importance of environment in their lives, this celebration had been started.

Activities of World Environment Day

Mainly teenagers and youths among the countries show their active participation in the activities like recycling, go Green, planting trees, dance activities, awareness via social media, making posters, writing essays, motivating ordinary people, etc.

Colleges, schools and other institutes motivate their students regarding environmental safety, by arranging different activities for them.

The day is celebrated across the world by organizing different kind of activities for all age group. These events are purposely advertised in the public places to aware ordinary people about the effects on the environment and even to let them know what steps are needed or to be taken for saving the environment.

What can you do on your own?

Here are some tips and idea you can follow to celebrate WED.

You can organize an event where no one is aware of this day, increasing awareness to them.

  1. Taking part in the activities that are planned for your region.
  2. Follow the theme and if you have another exciting one, you can follow that too.
  3. Use bicycle and public transportation.
  4. Go for an eco-friendly lifestyle and ask your friends too.
  5. Plant trees at a safe place and if possible on degrading lands.
  6. Stop if anyone is degrading environment purposely.

What’s coming up from India, this World Environment Day?

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to start “Tree plantation campaign”, on this world environment day, i.e., On June 5, Friday.
  2. Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma will plant saplings in Mumbai.Indian cricket team is taking part in plantation drive on 6th June in Kolkata.
  3. Indian cricket team is taking part in plantation drive on 6th June in Kolkata.
  4. Boxers like Mary Kom, Sarita Devi. Billiards player like Geet Sethi and hockey player Viren Rasquinha will join rally.
  5. About 4k trees will be planted on 70 acres of forest land, in Pune. It will be known as “Memorial Garden”. People can get trees planted in their loved one’s names by paying Rs. 2000 for each tree.
  6. India will celebrate by planting saplings across the country.

As no one has seen future, lots more will happen in India as well as across the world, I bet.

Famous Quotes wrote on WED

We are sharing few Famous quotes written on World Environment Day by great peoples.

Just don’t read it, try to get it.

The environment is everything that isn’t me”. – Albert Einstein

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools”. – John Muir

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth”. – Henry David Thoreau

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has”. – Margaret Mead

We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment”. – Margaret Mead

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment”. – Ansel Adams

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either”. – Joseph Wood Krutch

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse”. – Sitting Bull

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land”. – Aldo Leopold

People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame – and only one – themselves”. – Robert Collier

I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment”. – Pat Buckley

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved”. – Richard Rogers

Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the environment is with heavy-handed government regulation”? – Gale Norton

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed”. – Mahatma Gandhi

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another”. – Mahatma Gandhi

*Just Don’t read it. Understand and apply it.

You can find more quotes here

National Anthem of WED…!

“Our cosmic oasis, cosmic blue pearl

the most beautiful planet in the universe

all the continents and the oceans of the world

united we stand as flora and fauna

united we stand as species of one earth

black, brown, white, different colours

we are humans; the earth is our home.

Our cosmic oasis, cosmic blue pearl

the most beautiful planet in the universe

all the people and the nations of the world

all for one and one for all

united we unfurl the blue marble flag

black, brown, white, different colours

we are humans; the earth is our home.”

“Earth Anthem” by Abhay K

(Under CC by ND-NC)

(Source: Wikipedia)

So guys have a great Day and do plant at least one sapling, It will worth a lot.

You can comment your plans if you have any so that many more people would get an idea.

HAPPY WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY! 




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