WORLD HABITAT DAY

It is observed on the ‘First Monday of October’ every year. Theme for 2021: “Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world”. World Habitat Day is marked on the first Monday of October each year, and is recognized by the United Nations to reflect on the state of towns and cities, and on the basic rightContinue reading “WORLD HABITAT DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OZONE LAYER

September 16 was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. This designation had been made on December 19, 2000, in commemoration of the date, in 1987, on which nations signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. In 1994, the UNContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OZONE LAYER”

WORLD BICYCLE DAY

In April 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as International World Bicycle Day. The resolution for World Bicycle Day recognizes “the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transport.”Continue reading “WORLD BICYCLE DAY”

WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on 23 March and commemorates the coming into force on 23 March 1950 of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization. It showcases the essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and wellbeing of society and is celebrated with activities around the world.  TheContinue reading “WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY”

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in its resolution UN 68/205, decided to proclaim 3 March, the international day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the planet raise awareness and benefits fauna and floraContinue reading “WORLD WILDLIFE DAY”

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY

2020 Theme: Mountain biodiversity December 11, “International Mountain Day”, was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003. The General Assembly “encouraged the international community to organize events at all levels on that day to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development.” International Mountain Day is “observed every year with a different theme relevantContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY”

A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR A GREAT FUTURE

Originally posted on B +Ve!!:
Our environment is a topic of general concern and i have many thoughts coming to mind today on the occasion of world environment day. When i am looking at a great future for all living species, it can’t be without a safe environment.   We celebrate world environment day on…

THINK GLOBAL START LOCAL

In the days of Covid-19 when there is no respite and we have to live with it for a greater period of time, I’m seeking ideas for a brighter future of all living species on earth. I am thinking on how we can contribute to stay safe, live better, become more self reliant, using localContinue reading “THINK GLOBAL START LOCAL”

CONSTRUCTION OR DESTRUCTION

Global climate changing with time primarily because of human activity I feel. I have observed change in weather patterns in cities with more infrastructure development work compared to rural areas with natural habitat. When I talk to people older to me they too have a concern with similar feeling. Few feel like we have notContinue reading “CONSTRUCTION OR DESTRUCTION”