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World Environment Day on June 05

World Environment Day on June 05

World Environment Day is being celebrated around the world on 05 June 2019. The selection of a separate organizer country on every World Environment Day is organized where the official function is organized. The first World Environment Day was celebrated on 05 June 1974.

World Environment Day was started due to the increasing global pollution and worries of global warming. There is also a sense of concern for nature and its sense of protection.

Topic  and Objectives

  • World Environment Day 2019 theme is 'Air pollution'.
  • Each year a topic is selected on the occasion of World Environment Day, according to which programs are held in all countries.
  • The purpose of this day is to make people aware about the safety of the environment.
  • Along with it,  objective is to work for conservation of the environment.
  • On this special occasion, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has prepared 'Hawaa aane do' song with the help of Mumbai's Bhamla Foundation.
  • This song is based on this year's theme, Air Pollution.
  • The main purpose of this song is to spread the message related to air pollution containing celebrities and influential people.

Initiation of World Environment Day

  • United Nations General Assembly was organized by the United Nations in 1972 on the subject of human environment.
  • World Environment Day was also suggested during this discussion and after two years, celebrating it from 05 June 1974 has also been started.
  • In 1987, the suggestion of changing its center appeared and since then different countries are selected for its organizing.
  • In this, more than 143 countries take part in every year and many government, social and business people talk about environmental protection, problems etc.

Global program

The main purpose of this global program was to awaken political consciousness in the countries of the world, keeping social and political consciousness and awareness of the environment through the global governments and keeping the nature and protection of the world in center.

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had earlier expressed concern about the nature and environment of India on Environment Day.

Q.1 When was first World Environment Day is celebrated?
A. 05 June 1978
B. 05 June 1968
C. 05 June 1974
D. 05 June 1985
Ans: 05 June 1974
Q.2 What is the main cause of Global Warming?
A. Excessive Industrialization
B. Increasing number of vehicles
C. Deforestation
D. Rising Tempearature
Ans: Deforestation

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