World Environment Day 2020: How Corona Pandemic affected Environment?
5 June World Environment Day 2020: Today we shall know how the world reacts to the environment by celebrating World Environment Day 2020 on 5 June. We shall know how it started in 1974 for the first time. Its theme this year is “Time for Nature” and the hosting countries are Colombia and Germany.
5 June World Environment Day 2020 Highlights
- World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year
- World Environment Day is to generate awareness on environmental issues and sustainable environmental development among people all around the globe
- World Environment Day 2020 will be hosted in Colombia with Germany in partnership
- The theme of WED 2020 is “Time for Nature“
- Coronavirus Lockdown proved to be a catalyst in saving the environment
World Environment Day and its history
World Environment Day is celebrated to generate awareness on environmental issues and sustainable environmental development among people all around the globe. It is celebrated on the 5th of June every year as Environmental Awareness Day.
It was established by the United Nations in the year 1972 but was first held later in 1974, which shows that the world is trying to save the environment for decades now. Over time millions of people from around 143 countries have started participating in the celebration.
World Environment Day (WED) 2020 Theme?
The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is “Time for Nature“. Activities such as clear up crusades are prominent and will be potent this year, furthermore, convections, parades, and concerts along with lectures on biodiversity are expected. Other events such as the promotion of trees plantation, eco-friendly materials, environmental colors, and bio-degradable wastes, can be seen. With about a million species withstanding extinction, there has never prevailed a more critical time to concentrate on biodiversity. World Environment Day 2020 will be hosted in Colombia with Germany in partnership.
What is it celebrated for?
The environment is a great concern for the creatures of Mother Earth. In order to sustain it for a long period of time, we must take good care of it. Over the generations, it has proven to be a great platform for individuals, NGOs, institutions, organizations, and corporations to promote their ideas and perceptions to save the environment. Governments and communities put up different activities to perform on this occasion in order to promote the conservation of nature.
- Air Pollution
- Land Pollution
- Light Pollution
- Water Pollution
- Noise Pollution
A healthy and hygienic environment requires people’s friendly participation in events like growing trees, minimizing the usage of non-biodegradable products like plastic, stopping the engine of a car at a traffic stop to save fuel. We do not have a planet B so we cannot afford to be the enemy of our home planet by polluting air, water, and land. Which is why the world environment day is also known as People’s Day.
How World Environment Day is going to be celebrated this year?
World Environment Day 2020 will be focused on Biodiversity and is going to get hosted in Colombia with Germany in partnership. The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is “Time for Nature“. Activities such as clear up crusades are prominent and will be potent this year, furthermore, conventions, parades, and concerts along with lectures on biodiversity are expected. Other events such as the promotion of tree plantation, eco-friendly materials, environmental colors, and bio-degradable wastes, can be seen.
World Environment Day-Why Biodiversity?
“With about a million species present at the verge of extinction, there can’t be more critical time to concentrate on biodiversity.”
World Environment Day-Why Columbia?
Colombia is one of the vastest “Multi diverse” nations on the Earth to hold about one-tenth of the planet’s biodiversity. Since it has a fraction of the rainforest of Amazon, it is ranked number one in the diverse flora and fauna species especially in the diversity of orchids, birds, butterflies, plants freshwater fish, and amphibians.
■ Also Read: World Earth Day 2020 Theme Quotes History
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, Mr. Ricardo Lozano and Jochen Flasbarth, the Secretary of State for the Climate in Germany along with the UN Environment Programme’s Executive Director, Inger Andersen proclaimed that with about a million species of flora and fauna are facing extinction, there has never prevailed a more essential period to focus on the condition of biodiversity. The year 2020 is a significant year for countries’ obligations and commitments for conserving and reclaiming biodiversity.
How has Corona Pandemic affected Mother Earth?
Although Coronavirus Pandemic has harmed the entire globe in almost every possible way it can but on this auspicious occasion of World Eco Day 2020, we have some good news for you. Lockdown proved to be a catalyst in saving the environment. Some of India’s best environmental achievements have been accomplished during the past few months.
- About 40% of Pollution is lessened in the River Ganga.
- Automatic healing of the ozone layer.
- Dolphins and other aquatic animals are seen at the ocean shores.
- Himalayan mountain cliffs are again visible from Punjab and Haryana.
- Flamingos are seen in Mumbai.
How will the Environment improve?
The present state of the environment is quite miserable. It seems near to impossible to breathe into clean air now. But, God Kabir Saheb Ji has told that this all is going to change soon because Satyug-like atmosphere is going to arrive in Kalyug (the present age) under the Leadership of Jagatguru Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. The entire world will take Initiation from Saint Rampal Ji now. Then, the trees will be in abundance on the whole earth quite soon. To know more, kindly read: The Golden Age is Coming
World Environment Day 2020 Quotes
Be an ingredient of the solution not an ingredient for the pollution because no pollution is the only solution.World Environment Day 2020 Quotes
Oceans are sickening and the air is weakening, let us do something for environmental awakening.World Environment Day Quotes
We do not need a few people practicing hygiene perfectly. We need millions of people to impose it imperfectly.
Mother Earth: I do not want to survive; I want to live!World Environment Day Quotes
There is no planet “B” So do not be earth’s enemy.
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