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05 June: World Environment Day

Every year World Environment Day (WED) is observed on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. 2016 Theme: Go Wild for Life (Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife) This year’s theme seeks to encourage conservation of all those species under threat and ..

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India, China led investments in Renewable Energy in 2015: UN report

India and China have led the developing countries in investments made in renewable energy in 2015. It was revealed by the ‘Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment’ Report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Key facts For the first time commitments of emerging economies in solar, wind and other renewables’ capacity have surpassed those ..

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wins UN Award for Leadership on Climate Change

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been selected for the United Nations Champions of the Earth award. UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has chosen her for this prestigious award in recognition of her country’s initiatives to address climate change. UNEP has noted Bangladesh as one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In ..

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05 June: World Environment Day

Every year World Environment Day (WED) is observed on 05 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. The theme for year 2015 is Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care. The theme highlights the need to respect the carrying capacity of the planet earth ..

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