June 5: World Environment Day
- “World Environment Day” is being observed across the globe
- Theme for this year: “Green Economy: Does it include you?”
- Government flagged-off the ‘Science Express-Biodiversity Special’ train in New Delhi to mark the day. The train highlights the bio-diversity zones in the country will also focus on a range of Biological diversity and livelihood. The train will stop at 100 stations during two years travelling almost 18000 Km.
- The Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar awards conferred upon two organizations that made substantial contribution in the protection of environment.