World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year worldwide on 5 June. Main aim of United Nations for celebrating is day is to create awareness and action for protecting our environment.

History

World Environment Day [WED] was established by the UN General Assembly in 1972. Two years later, in 1974 the first WED was held with the theme “Only One Earth” .

Theme for World Environment Day 2020

In 2020, the theme is biodiversity – a concern that is both urgent and existential. Recent events, from bushfires in Brazil, the United States, and Australia to locust infestations across East Africa – and now, a global disease pandemic – demonstrate the interdependence of humans and the webs of life, in which they exist . This year millions of people will be celebrating WED Digitally. World environment day will be hosted in Colombia in partnership with Germany. World Environment day will be hosted in Colombia in partnership with Germany.

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Here is a list of last five years themes of World Environment Day

2019

The theme for 2019 is “Beat Air pollution”. The host nation is China. T

2018

The theme for 2018 was “Beat Plastic Pollution”. The host nation was India.[

2017

The theme for 2017 was ‘Connecting People to Nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator’. The host nation was Canada

2016

The 2016 WED was organized under the theme “Go wild for life” . Angola was chosen as the host country of the 2016 WED Celebrations.

2015

The Theme of the 2015 edition of the World Environment Day was “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. The host for that year was Italy.

Popular Environment Day Quotes

There is no uncertainty that the earth should be spared and secured and we should make individual just as worldwide move to lift up it. Here are some environment day quotes & Slogans that will motivate you to save your environment & also share it with your closed ones.

“I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment”. – Pat Buckley

“There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.” – Robert Orben

“Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble”. – Roger Tory Peterson

“Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble”. – Roger Tory Peterson

“What is the use of a house if you don’t have a decent planet to put it on?” – Henry David Thoreau

“What is the good of having a nice house without a decent planet to put it on?”- Henry David Thoreau

“Pleasure is Nature’s test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”- Oscar Wilde

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi .

Short World Environment Day Slogans

Join the race to make the world a better place.

Plan for the Planet!

Plant for the planet.

Save Earth to Save Life.

There’s No Planet B.

Think green, Go green.

World environment day motivates us to take positive environmental actions.

Only One Earth, Care and Share

Connect with the World Wide Web of Life

Lend a hand to save the land

Forests: Nature at your Service

Raise your voice not the sea level.

World Environment Day Images & Poster

World environment day is a worldwide stage to support our environment & planet. It is very necessary to protect not only our homes but also the homes of millions of species. So its very necessary to take care of our planet so that we can pass clean and resourceful environment to our next generation.

By Sadaf

Sadaf is a Social Media Blogger. She writes about inspirational and educative quotes.

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