Environmental Dates

Environmental Dates

Following is the list of environmental events which will happen this year. These events help us to remind that we living beings should live in harmony with nature and should remain in balance so that the environment could function properly. And for the sake of our home planet earth we should take care of our surrounding not only ourselves.

Important Environmental Dates

NameDate
February ::
World Wetlands DayFebruary 5th
International Polar Bear DayFebruary 27th
March ::
World Wildlife DayMarch 3rd
International Day of Action for RiversMarch 14th
World Sparrow DayMarch 20th
International Day of ForestsMarch 21st
World Water DayMarch 22nd
April ::
Earth DayApril 22nd
Arbor DayLast Friday in April
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareApril 29th
May ::
Green Up DayFirst Saturday of May
World Migratory Bird DaySecond Saturday in May
International Day for Biological Diversity (World Biodiversity Day)May 22nd
Bike-to-Work DayThird Friday in May
June ::
World Environment DayJune 5th
World Oceans DayJune 8th
Global Wind DayJune 15th
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtJune 17th
July ::
World Population DayJuly 11th
International Tiger DayJuly 29th
August ::
World Elephant DayAugust 12th
National Honey Bee DayAugust 22nd
September ::
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerSeptember 16th
Clean Up the WorldSeptember 16th to 18th
World Water Monitoring DaySeptember 18th
Zero Emissions DaySeptember 21st
Car Free DaySeptember 22nd
Ecological Debt Day (Earth Overshoot Day)September 23rd in 2008, but receding
World Environmental Health DaySeptember 26th
World Rivers DayEvery last Sunday in September
October ::
World Habitat DayFirst Monday in October
International Day for Natural Disaster ReductionSecond Wednesday in October
Sustainability DayFourth Wednesday of October
International Day of Climate ActionOctober 24th
November ::
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictNovember 6th
December ::
World Soil DayDecember 5th
International Mountain DayDecember 11th
Variable Dates ::
Ozone Action DayAt certain times during the summer months
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Weeks

NameDate
Green Office Week2016 date, April 18-22
National Wildlife Week
National Dark-Sky WeekWeek of new moon in April
National Pollinator WeekThird week in June
National Clean Beaches WeekJuly 1 to 7
Conservation Week
Bike WeekSecond week in June
Green Office Week
Earth Day - April 22nd

Earth Day - April 22nd

Earth Day a worldwide event celebrated to demonstrate support for the environmental protection. Every year on April 22nd this event is celebrated in more than 192 countries since 1970.This year (2016) we are going to celebrate 46th Anniversary....
International Day of Action for Rivers

International Day of Action for Rivers

Rivers are the lifline for our planet. It is not only important for the animals or amphibians but also for the people living on the land. Any living being need water to survive in this world and no one can live without water for more than a week....
International Tiger Day - July 29

International Tiger Day - July 29

International tiger day is held annually on July 29 to bring worldwide attention for the reservation of tigers and their habitat. It was created in Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010. This is day is both celebration and awareness day. The purpose...
World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

 The World Day to Combat Desertification has been observed since 1995 to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. It is a United Nations observance each June 17. History ...
World Population Day - July 11th

World Population Day - July 11th

"With nearly 60 million individuals having fled conflict or disaster, women and adolescent girls are particularly vulnerable. Violent extremists and armed groups are committing terrible abuses that result in trauma, unintended pregnancy and infection...
World Wildlife Day March 3rd

World Wildlife Day March 3rd

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife...