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”

WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY

The World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on 28 July annually across the world. There are several initiatives that India has undertaken to conserve nature like Swachh Bharath Abhiyaan, Project Tiger, etc. The day recognises that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society. The main reason for celebrating this dayContinue reading “WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY”

PAPER BAG DAY

World Paper Bag Day (or Paper Bag Day) is celebrated across the globe on July 12 every year to reaffirm the much-needed daily use of paper bags over plastic bags, which apparently came in handy for carrying our groceries and stuff for donkey’s years, to the gross detriment of our environment. This day of JulyContinue reading “PAPER BAG DAY”

WORLD BIODIVERSITY DAY

The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22. The International Day for Biological Diversity falls within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals. In this larger initiative of international cooperation,Continue reading “WORLD BIODIVERSITY 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”

WORLD SOIL DAY AWARD 2020

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research won the King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award 2020 The King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award was conferred to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for its commitment to raising awareness of the importance of healthy soils. Particularly during last year’s World Soil Day celebration, which addressed soil erosionContinue reading “WORLD SOIL DAY AWARD 2020”

WORLD SOIL DAY

World Soil Day: 5th December The International Year of Soils, 2015 (IYS 2015) was declared by the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly on December 20th, 2013 after recognizing December 5th as World Soil Day. The purpose of the IYS was to raise awareness worldwide of the importance of soils for food security,Continue reading “WORLD SOIL DAY”