Saturday, June 4, 2011

World Environment Day 2011, Environment day theme 2011, 5th June 2011 Environment Day 2011, India will be the global host of World Environment Day '11

World Environment Day 2011, Environment day theme 2011, 5th June 2011 Environment Day 2011, India will be the global host of World Environment Day 2011




The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today i.e 5 June announced that India will be the global host of World Environment Day 2011 (WED) on 5 June.

World Environment Day 2011 Theme - "Forests:Nature at your Service"
World Environment Day 2010 Theme - “Biodiversity — Ecosystems Management and the Green Economy”

This year's theme 'Forests: Nature at Your Service' underscores the intrinsic link between quality of life and the health of forests and forest ecosystems. The WED theme also supports this year's UN International Year of Forests.
Forests-Nature At Your Service-cover one third of the earth’s land mass, performing vital functions and services around the world which make our planet alive with possibilities. In fact, 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. They play a key role in our battle against climate change, releasing oxygen into the atmosphere while storing carbon dioxide. Thousands of activities were organized worldwide, with beach clean-ups, concerts, exhibits, film festivals, community events and much more

It is a day that stimulates awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and public action. It is on 5 June. It was the day that United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was from 5–16 June 1972. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972.[1] The first World Environment Day was on 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. World Environment Day is in summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere.


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