By Neha Sinha, Updated : Jun 05, 2020 10:06 IST
World Environment Day 2020: Date, Theme, importance & history

World Environment Day 2020: World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June, The purpose behind celebrating World Environment Day is to spread awareness among the people about the environment. World Environment Day was first observed by the United Nations in 1972. You can call World Environment Day or World Environment Day a day to express your gratitude to the mother of nature. The major reason for celebrating this day is that people can be made aware of the environment. Human beings are also a part of the environment and the earth. Man's life is not possible without nature.

With one million species facing extinction, there has never been a more important time to focus on biodiversity. The day will be hosted in Colombia in partnership with Germany.

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June. In 1972, the United Nations organized an international first environmental conference on environment and pollution in Stockholm (Sweden). In which about 119 countries participated. After this, World Environment Day started being celebrated on 5 June. Know what is the theme of World Environment Day 2020.

World Environment Day 2020 Theme

Every year, World Environment Day is given a theme. The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is 'Time for Nature'. Its aim should be to provide necessary infrastructure supporting life on earth and human development.

The theme for this year's World Environment Day is ‘Celebrate Biodiversity’. It is said that World Environment Day is the biggest annual event that is carried out by the United Nations.

World Environment Day 2020

Every year countries across the world organize official ceremonies on the occasion of World Environment Day. But this year's host is Colombia in partnership with Germany. This year, millions of people will digitally celebrate World Environment Day due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though the lockdown has shaken humans, the lockdown has a positive impact on the environment.

World Environment Day Solgan

As we have been watching, listening and reading for the past several years, the problem of environmental pollution in the world is becoming increasingly severe. Humans created resources for their facilities, which adversely affected the environment. A global platform was created to deal with the problems caused by this ill effect. The reason for celebrating World Environment Day is to make people aware of the environment.

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