World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2022

The World Environment Day 2022 was observed on June 5. It is led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Why World Environment Day is celebrated? The World Environment Day is celebrated raise awareness on degrading environmental conditions as well as to encourage ..



Uttarakhand opens Biodiversity Park

The State of Uttarakhand has recently opened a biodiversity park in Haldwani as the rich botanical heritage of the state is facing threats from climate change and degrading habitat loss, degrading landscapes and development activities. Highlights The Park was established ..


Andhra Environment Management Corporation launched

The Andhra Environment Management Corporation has been launched with the aim of collection, segregation and scientific disposal off industrial waste to mark the World Environment Day on June 5. With industrial waste emerging as a potent form of environmental pollution, ..

Ministry of Urban Affairs releases advisories on Waste Management

On June 5, 2020, the Ministry of Urban Affairs released series of advisories on Effective waste management. The advisories were issued as a part of World Environment Day celebration. Highlights The three advisories released are as follows Advisory on Material ..


Nagar Van Scheme

On June 5, 2020, the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the “Nagar Van” scheme. The scheme was launched to mark the Environment Day. Key Features The scheme emphasizes on urban forestry. Under the scheme, around 200 urban forests are to ..


June 5: World Environment Day

Every year the World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5. This year the day is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Celebrate Biodiversity Highlights This year, in 2020, the day is to be hosted in Colombia in partnership with ..