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Annapurna South from Ghandruk.jpg

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


February 2 - World Wetlands Day

2015, Wetlands for Our Future – Join us!
Annual event W ramsar.org

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From New York to Ealing, local parks are being given a new lease of life, november 6 [1]


Map of Scotland's urban green space a world first, 14 September [2]

Community orchards[edit source]

Community orchards offer a way of saving vulnerable old orchards and opportunities to plant new ones, providing places for quiet contemplation or local festivities, a reservoir of local varieties of fruit and a refuge for wild life. (see also Open spaces UK)



  1. The Guardian
  2. bbc.co.uk, 14 September 2011