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World Environment Day

05 June 2016

World Environment Day 2016

World environment day 2016 is celebrated by the people all across the world on 5th of June, at Sunday.

World environment day was first established to be celebrated every year by running some effective campaigns by the United Nations General Assembly and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in the conference on Human Environment began from 5th to 16th of June at United Nations in 1972. It was first time celebrated in 1973 with the particular theme “Only one Earth”. Since 1974, the celebration campaign of the world environment day is hosted in different cities of the world

 

What was Special on World Environment Day 2016

As per the media, world environment day 2016 is celebrated by focusing on most important point of environmental issue. This year’s theme of world environment day celebration is “fight against the illegal trade in wildlife for life” (zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife) focusing on save the life of wild animals .

This year’s slogan is “Go Wild for Life” to raise the voice against wildlife crime and damages caused by it and take actions to prevent it.

The most important purpose of this year celebration is to take strong actions to restrict illegal trade of wildlife which is putting the biodiversity of this planet into danger. The host country of this event in 2016 was Angola which has organized its celebration regarding safeguard the environment. This year’s theme is the message aimed to eradicate all bad practices of illegal trade in wildlife