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Events[edit]

2015

Annapurna South from Ghandruk.jpg

December 11 - International Mountain Day
Annual event to encourage sustainable development in mountains. W, un.org

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June 17 - World Day to Combat Desertification W
Annual event. unccd.int

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June 8 - World Oceans Day W
Annual event. Events performed for WOD and awareness includes beach cleanups, educational programs, art contests, film festivals, and sustainable seafood events. 2015 – 2016 Theme: Healthy oceans, healthy planet. worldoceansday.org

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June 5 - World Environment Day W
Annual event. unep.org

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April 22 - Earth Day W
Annual event, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Numerous communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on environmental issues. earthday.org

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March 22 - World Water Day
Annual event. unwater.org

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February 14 - Send a Love letter to the Earth
Worldwide initiative for laws to protect the Earth, lovelettertotheearth.com

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February 2 - World Wetlands Day W
Annual event. WWD activities, involving community groups have included, nature walks, children’s art contests, sampan races, and community clean-up days. ramsar.org

News and comment[edit]

2016

Estonian clean-up initiative aims to engage 150 countries in 2018, Feb 5 [1]

2015

Pesticide-free towns and cities - citizen power in action, October 6 [2]

Mapping the World's Air Pollution in Real Time, September 21 [3]

Google Will Start Mapping Pollution The Same Way They Map Streets, July 30 [4]


References

  1. estonianworld.com
  2. The Ecologist
  3. CityLab
  4. Popular Science