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Date Events
30th January 30 th January is observed as National Cleanliness Day every year to commemorate the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the promoter of global peace and non-violence. This responsibility for environmental cleanliness is highlighted by the observation of National Cleanliness Day on 30th January every year in India. The day calls to maintain high standards of cleanliness in our homes, work place, road/streets and public places.
2nd February World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971
21st March World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated worldwide every year on 21st of March at the international level in order to increase the public awareness among communities about the values, significance and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth
22nd March World Water Day is about what you will do and beyond to promote sustainable practices in the realm of water and energy. The decision to celebrate this day has been taken recently as drinking water sources are fast depleting. The world must wake up to the problem and begin conserving it.
23rdMarch World Meteorological Day was started celebrating on 23rd of March every year since 1961. It was the very first celebration of the World Meteorological Day in 1961 which commemorated its entry-into-force on 23rd of March in 1950 in the conference of World Meteorological Organization.
7thApril The World Health Organization (WHO) was constituted on this day in 1948. In the changing environment around us health is becoming an important issue.
22nd April Each year, Earth Day April 22 marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
5th June On this day, in 1972, the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment was held in Sweden. There was a large gathering from all over the world and people expressed their concerns for the increasing environmental problems
17th June Desertification is a phenomenon that ranks among the greatest environmental challenges of our time. Yet most people haven't heard of it or don’t understand it. Although desertification can include the encroachment of sand dunes on land, it doesn’t refer to the advance of deserts. Rather,it is the persistent degradation of dryland ecosystems by human activities-including  overgrazing clear-cutting of land- and by climate change.
11th July World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, including gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights. Let the students share their information through competitions.
16th September The United Nations declared this day as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It is the day the Montreal Protocol was signed.
1st week of October Every year around this time (October 1 to 7) Governments, Environmentalists, activists, educators organize different activities to accelerate the awareness of wildlife conservation among people. India, being a mega-storehouse of various species, is also able to manage several conferences, awareness programmes, public meetings among the nature lovers.
5th October The Earth is the habitat of not only human beings but also all living creatures. Increasing human activities is threatening the habitat of other living things. In 1985 the United Nations designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. The idea is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and the basic right of all to adequate shelter.
2nd December The National Pollution Control Day is celebrated every year on 2nd of December in India in order to give the honor and memorialize the thousands of human beings who had lost their existence because of the Bhopal gas calamity. Bhopal gas tragedy was happened in the night of 2nd and 3rd December in the year 1984 because of the unintentional discharge of the poisonous chemical known as Methyl Isocyanate.
5 th December It celebrates the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth through its contribution to food, water and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss and climate change. It is celebrated particularly by the global community of 60 000 soil scientists charged with responsibility of generating and communicating soil knowledge for the common good.
14th December It is celebrated to aware people about the importance of energy as well as saving or conserving the more energy by using less energy. The exact means of energy conservation is using less energy by avoiding the unnecessary uses of energy.
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