Environment Calendar – March


3 March – World Wildlife Day

Every year March 3 is celebrated as World Wildlife Day to raise the awareness of issues that impact wildlife. The theme of United Nations World Wildlife Day 2020 is ‘Sustaining all life on Earth

18 March – Global Recycling Day

20th March – World Sparrow Day

Every year world sparrow day is observed on 20th March to raise awareness about the bird.Its a Nature Forever Society initiative. It is celebrated worldwide.

Theme for year 2020 is “I Love Sparrows”

21st March – International Day of Forests

World Forest Day/ International Day of Forests is celebrated on 21 March every year.The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as International Day of Forests in 2012 to raise awareness about all type of forests.

Theme of the year 2020 is Forests and Biodiversity!

21 March – World Planting Day

World Planting Day celebrates the value and power of native species in restoring ecological balance to the environment while creating greener, more beautiful communities

22nd March – World Water Day

World Water Day is annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for sustainable management of fresh water resources. It is observed worldwide

Theme for year 2020- Water and Climate Change

23rd March – World Meteorological Day

World Metrological Day (WMD) is observed on March 23 every year; the day was established at the first International Meteorological Congress in Vienna, Austria, in 1873 and on March 23, 1950, International Meteorological Organization became the World Meteorological Organization

Theme of the year 2020- The theme of World Meteorological Day this year, for March 23, 2020, is Climate and Water. The theme aligns with the World Water Day 2020 which was observed yesterday on March 22. The main focus will be on climate change and water concerns around the globe

24th March – World Tuberculosis Day

Each year,World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is observed on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease

Theme of year 2020 – The theme of World TB Day 2020 – ‘It’s time’

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