World Environment Day

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Commemorated on 5 June since 1972, World Environment Day (WED) is targeted to be the people's day for positive action and demonstrates how individual actions can create an exponential impact.

Special coverage

• International Year of Biodiversity  

• Earth Day 2011

• Earth Hour 2011

• World Water Day

WED is one of the principal vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.

India named Global Host of World Environment Day 2011.

China promotes the theme of "Low-carbon economy and green living" for this year's WED and will launch various activities and campaigns to celebrate it.





Gulls fly at the Dianchi Lake in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb, 16, 2010. June 5 is the World Environment Day. [Xinhua]

Embrace Mother Nature on World Environment Day

Environmental protection in China

Saturday marks World Environment Day  


• Beijing faces dual tasks in environmental protection

• 'Pressure mounting' in anti-pollution drive

• Indonesian women hold strategic position on environment

• World Bank to help S China city improve urban environment

• China promotes new-energy vehicles in 7 more cities

• China's eighth environment exchange opens

• Endangered animal blue bull faces extinction in Nepal

• Great Barrier Reef documentary presents climate change threats


• Ministry of Environmental Protection

• United Nations Environment Programme


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