The World Environment Day 2019 is celebrated on June 5 every year, the day is also used to encourage others to clean their environment and protect it for the upcoming generation. The main purpose of this day is to bring awareness about the deadly effects of air pollution and other environmental related problems like marine pollution, wildlife crime, over-population, and many more.
143 countries celebrate the WED (World Environment Day) across the world.
The World Environment Day was proclaimed by the United Nation’s General Assembly in 1972 on the 1st day of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.
In 1974 the first ever themed World Environment Day was held, its theme was “Only One Earth”, and in 1987 countries decided to host the day and celebrate it by bringing awareness.
China is set to host the World Environment Day 2019 and its theme is about air pollution.
The country’s government will celebrate the day in different cities, Hangzhou city will host the main event, the city is located in Zhejiang province.
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The World Environment Day Anthem by poet Abhay K
Our cosmic oasis, cosmic blue pearl
the most beautiful planet in the universe
all the continents and the oceans
united we stand as flora and fauna
united we stand as species of one earth
different cultures, beliefs and ways
we are humans, the earth is our home
all the people and the nations of the world
all for one and one for all
united we unfurl the blue flag.
Some facts about Air Pollution:
- Nearly 92% of people do not breathe clean air in the world
- Air pollution alone costs the global economy $5 Trillion USD per year in welfare costs.
- By 2030, 26 percent of staple crop yields will be reduced due to ozone pollution.
- Air Pollution causes damage to your lungs, eyes, and skin.
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How To Celebrate The World Environment Day?
The World Environment Day can be celebrated in different ways, like cleaning up activities, concerts, campaigns, parades, lectures, tree planting, awareness conventions, and many more.
You can also share our promotional materials that will educate people at the same time, you can also use recycled materials for this.
Note: The World Environment Day is not a public holiday, it is an awareness day that is held by the United Nations.