World Environment Day 2015

June 5, 2015 in the World

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 05, 2015 and is a day that stimulates awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and public action. June 5 was the day that United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began in 1972. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was from 5 until 16 June 1972. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972.

The first World Environment Day was in 1973. World Environment Day is hosted every year by a different city with a different theme and is commemorated with an international exposition in the week of 5 June. For example the topic for 2007 was "Melting Ice a Hot Topic?" while the topic for 2010 was "Many Species. One Planet. One Future." World Environment Day is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere and fall in the Southern Hemisphere. The Day is similar to Earth Day, which is celebrated annually on April 22.

The biophysical environment is the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism, or population, and includes particularly the factors that have an influence in their survival, development and evolution. The naked term is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment. A green economy is one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological green economy is an economy or economic development model based on sustainable development and a knowledge of ecological economics. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is World Environment Day?
Worldwide
World

When is World Environment Day?
Friday, the 5th of June 2015
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