World Environment Day 2022

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World Environment Day 2022

World Environment Day can be traced back to a warm June in Stockholm, Sweden 50 years ago. That’s when the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment took place. Widely regarded as the first global environmental summit, it was here that the idea of a World Environment Day was formalized, with the first one held in 1973.

Since then, the annual event, which falls on 5 June, has helped both celebrate the planet and put a spotlight on the perils it is facing. Experts say it has also driven change, helping lead to landmark global treaties that cover everything from plastic pollution to food waste.

Find out more at: World Environment Day

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