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World Environment Day- 5 June

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on the 5th of June every year.
World Environment Day- 5 June
  • It is the United Nations principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

About World Environment Day 2019:

  • The theme for WED 2019 is "Beat Air Pollution".
  • The host nation for WED 2019 is China.

About World Environment Day 2018:

  • The theme for WED 2018 was "Beat Plastic Pollution".
  • The host nation for WED 2018 was India.

One must know:

  • World Environment Day was first held in 1974.
  • Environment is an extremely significant area of concern today.
  • Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific.

Questions:

Q. When is the World Environment Day (WED) celebrated every year?
a. 3rd June
b. 4th June
c. 5th June
d. 6th June
World Environment Day- 5 June World Environment Day- 5 June Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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