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| Last Updated:: 21/01/2015

Important Environment Days for Celebration

 

Important Environment Days for Celebration

2nd  Feb

World Wetland Day

Create awareness about wetlands and their Importance, Ramsar Convention, Managing wetlands and Biodiversity in wetland.

20th  March

World Sparrow Day

Day designated to raise awareness of the House Sparrow and other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations.

21st  March

World Forestry Day

Celebrate World Forestry Day by doing activities such as the planting of trees, awareness about causes of depletion of green cover and highlighting the urgency to increase the green cover.

22nd  March

World Water Day

Awareness about importance of water bodies, causes for their depletion, Campaign about water conservation. Undertaking related activities.

22nd  April

Earth Day

Discover Earth Day activities including games, art projects, crafts and other Earth Day ideas. Earth Day information, activities and events to remind the importance of green living and sustainable lifestyles.

22nd  May

World Biodiversity Day

Awareness about the Earth’s biodiversity, discussion of issues, activities to identify different pants, insects in nearby parks etc.

5th June

World Environment Day

You can make a difference – individual actions, when multiplied, can make an exponential difference to the planet! Activities and awareness on Environmental Conservation.

17th June

World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

Discuss on drought and desertification, its implications on ecosystem and ways to minimize the problem. Awareness about conserved usage of natural resources

1st week of July

Vanamohatsav

Importance of this vanamohatsav week, its history and some exercise on biodiversity & plant as many as tree, emphasis on urban forestry.

11th  July

World Population Day

World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, including gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights. Competitions and awareness program.

29th  July

International Tiger Day

Raise awareness for tiger conservation, protecting the natural habitats of tigers and raising awareness and support for tiger conservation issues, and poaching.

12th  August

World Elephant Day

Dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world's elephants. Discuss reasons for their extinction, Poaching Habitat loss, Human-elephant conflict, Mistreatment in captivity, Share knowledge and positive solutions for the better care and management of captive and wild elephants.

16th September

International Day for the preservation of the Ozone layer

Share information about atmosphere, ozone, CFC, acid rain among students, causes and effects of Ozone depletion. Awareness campaign on eco friendly products.

21st September

Zero Emission Day

Awareness about types of emissions, their causes and effects. Celebrate the day by minimising the emissions by cutting down the activities that involves burning fuel,

1st week of October

Wildlife week

Share information about type animals, habitat, and causes of extinct, endangered species, food web, food chain, natural and importance of each species in ecological balance. Students can go to local nearby park and help visitors as guide. Stress on how various anthropological activities cause their extinction and come out with ways of better co-existence.

4th October

Animal Welfare Day

Discuss on importance of animals. Activities like feeding stray animals around the campus, put a bin of water, activities to invite birds like keeping water and grains, make artificial nest in trees etc.

2nd December

National Pollution Prevention Day

Share information about types of pollution, its effects, reduction, laws, local issues and finding solution from students. Promote ecofriendly practices like ban of polythene, use of cycle or by walk, plantation, water conservation practices.

11th December

Mountain Day

Discussions on importance of different types of mountains, mining. Conduct activities like hiking, Mountain walk, Identifying striking features, type, formation history and its importance.                     f            

14th  December

National Energy  Conservation Day

Awareness about the importance of energy, renewable, non renewable sources, its conservation. Activities to promote minimal use of energy, computation and discussion about innovative ways of usage of renewable source of energy. Stress on using LEDs, Solar powered devices, Maximum utilization of sunlight and wind.