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.

The theme for World Wildlife Day 2023 is “Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation“. In order to protect wildlife, governments need to establish partnerships, collaborate with civil society organizations, and engage with local communities.

18 March – Global Recycling Day

The theme of Global Recycling Day 2023 is “Creative Innovation.” This year’s theme emphasizes the need for creativity and innovative thinking to effectively reduce, reuse, and recycle our waste. We need to think outside the box and find new ways to make recycling a part of our daily lives.

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”

The theme for World Sparrow Day 2023 is “I Love Sparrows”.World Sparrow Day is widely known on March twentieth each yr to elevate consciousness approximately the declining populace of sparrows and to sell their conservation. This day was first observed in 2010 and since then, it has become a global phenomenon, with people from all over the world coming together to show their love and concern for these tiny birds.

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!

The theme of the 2023 International Day of Forests is “Forests and Health”. This year’s celebration aims to highlight how forests sustain all aspects of our health, from cleaning our air and water to providing us with essential food, fuel, medicines and income.

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

Theme of World Water Day 2023

This year the theme of World Water Day 2023 is Accelerating Change

The theme of the 2023 World Water Day and the World Toilet Day campaign will be “Accelerating Change,” the UN-Water Members and Partners decided during the 34th UN-Water Meeting in March 2021. With the interim title “Accelerating Change via Partnerships and Cooperation,” the UN World Water Development Report will continue to emphasize partnerships and cooperation.

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.

The theme for World Meteorological Day 2023 is “The future of weather, climate, and water across generations.” The themes chosen for World Meteorological Day reflect topical weather, climate, or water-related issues.

Our weather and climate and the water cycle know no national or political boundaries. International cooperation is essential. In this spirit, the world’s meteorological community has been working since 1873 and will continue to provide science-based services to society in the future.

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

The theme of World TB Day 2023 – ‘Yes! We can end TB!’ – conveys a message of hope that getting back-on-track to turn the tide against the TB epidemic is possible through high-level leadership, increased investments, faster uptake of new WHO recommendations and adoption of innovations, accelerated action and multisectoral collaboration.

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