World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year. Main Focus of this day is to encourage people for the protection of the environment. Meeting for this thing is held in 1974. It has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on environmental issues including global warming, marine pollution, human overpopulation.
World environment day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach with participation from over 143 countries annually each year.
Each year new theme has been adopting worldwide to advocate environmental causes. The worldwide day was established by the United nation general assembly in 1972. Two years later in 1974, the first World Environment day was held with the theme ” only one earth “Even though World environment Day celebration has been held annually since 1974, in 1987 the idea for rotating the center of these activities through selecting different host countries began.
The theme for 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”.India Chosen as host nation in this year celebration.