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World Environment Day: Day established by the United Nations Environment Programme
World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5 June every year, and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on environmental issues emerging from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. World Environment Day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, WED has provided a new theme that major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and all celebrities worldwide adopt to advocate environmental causes.

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Kerala man plants 2,400 saplings on World Environment Day [Video]

Kerala man plants 2,400 saplings on World Environment Day

A man has pledged to plant around one lakh trees in his lifetime. Saleem Murichandy has planted approximate 2,400 plants across two districts on World Environment Day on June 05 in Kerala's Kozhikode...

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NGO, MLA feed birds on World Environment Day in Ambala [Video]

NGO, MLA feed birds on World Environment Day in Ambala

Animal lovers provided food and water to birds on World Environment Day. Ambala MLA Aseem Goyal distributed bird feeders to 50 social organisations on the occasion. He also urged people to protect..

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Tripura CM urges people to plant saplings on World Environment Day [Video]

Tripura CM urges people to plant saplings on World Environment Day

On the occasion of World Environment Day 2020, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb participated in plantation drive. He planted sapling of amrapali tree at his office. CM urged everyone to come..

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Bollywood marks World Environment Day with social media posts [Video]

Bollywood marks World Environment Day with social media posts

As the World Environment Day is being observed today, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mark the day with their special posts about environment and the Earth. Madhuri Dixit Nene..

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World Environment Day: CM Hemant Soren plants sapling [Video]

World Environment Day: CM Hemant Soren plants sapling

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren planted sapling on the occasion of World Environment Day. Ceremony was held at Ranchi's Van Bhawan on June 5. "Today world is talking about environment, I feel it..

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Photographer Shares Pictures For World Environment Day 2020 [Video]

Photographer Shares Pictures For World Environment Day 2020

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year. It is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. British photographer &..

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World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic [Video]

World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic

World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic

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World Environment Day: Javadekar announces 'urban forest' program for 200 corporation cities of India [Video]

World Environment Day: Javadekar announces 'urban forest' program for 200 corporation cities of India

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar announced 'urban forest' program on World Environment Day. Javadekar said, "India has been able to preserve 8 percent of..

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World Environment Day: Moradabad doctors giving plants to patients with medicines [Video]

World Environment Day: Moradabad doctors giving plants to patients with medicines

A unique initiative has been taken by doctors in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad amid coronavirus pandemic. They are giving plants to patients free of cost along with medicines on the occasion of World..

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World Environment Day: Plastic benches installed in Mumbai using recycled bottles

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Rahul calls for making environmental degradation a political issue

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G Kishan Reddy plants sapling at BSF headquartes on World Environment Day

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World Environment Day: Prakash Javadekar launches 'SelfieWithSapling' campaign, urges people to advocate cause on social media

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World Environment Day: NGO seeks development of 4 ignored green areas

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