Focus: GS III- Environment
Why in News?
The World Environment Day is observed on the 5th of June every year for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment.
About World Environment Day
- The United Nations Assembly established World Environment Day in 1972, which was the first day of the Stockholm Conference on the human environment.
- The theme for 2022:“Only One Earth” which “calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet”
- It will kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) – a global mission to revive billions of hectares, from forests to farmlands, from the top of mountains to the depth of the sea.
- The theme for this year’s in India is ‘promotion of biofuels for a better environment’.
- This year’s celebrations hosted in Sweden’s capital Stockholm and all the related events will be organised