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September 16: World Ozone Day

World Ozone Day or the International Day for preservation of Ozone Layer was observed on September 16, 2021 across the world. Highlights This day is celebrated every year and is dedicated to a cause which might not be visibly relevant but is important for the protection of the ozone layer. History World Ozone Day was ..




World Ozone Day 2019

World Ozone Day 2019 was observed on September 16. The slogan for World Ozone Day 2019 is “Ozone: All that is there between You and UV”. The slogan is meant to showcase how human activity can impact the ozone layer and ultimately, the survival of the Earth and its environment. 2019: Theme The theme for ..


2019 edition of International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer

The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed every year on 16th of September  to commemorate the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987. The 2019 theme ‘32 Years and Healing’ celebrated over 3 decades of remarkable international cooperation to protect ..


UNEA adepts resolutions on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management

The 4th session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019. In it, UNEA adopted two resolutions piloted by India on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management. The 2019 theme of the UNEA was Innovative Solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable production and consumption. In a significant ..


India becomes world’s first country to develop document on Cooling Action Plan

On 2018 World Ozone Day (WOD), the Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released a draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) and a booklet on ‘Montreal Protocol – India’s Success Story’. With this, India has become the world’s first country to develop such a document (ICAP), which addresses cooling requirement across sectors and lists out ..