List of environmental dates

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This is a list of environmental dates. These dates are designated for creating awareness of environmental issues.

Hours[edit]

Days[edit]

Name Date
World Wetlands Day 02-02: February 2
International Polar Bear Day February 27
World Wildlife Day March 3
Solar Appreciation Day Second Friday of March
International Day of Action for Rivers[2] 03-14: March 14
World Consumer Rights Day 03-15 : March 15
Global Recycling Day[3] 03-18: March 18th
Taxonomist Appreciation Day 03-19 : March 19
World Sparrow Day 03-20: March 20
International Day of Forests 03-21: March 21
World Planting Day 03-21: March 21
World Wood Day 03-21: March 21
World Water Day 03-22: March 22
Arbor Day 04-10: April 10
Earth Day 04-22: April 22[4]
World Fish Migration Day April 21, 2018
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 04-29: April 29
Green Up Day 05: First Saturday of May in Vermont
Greenery Day 05-04: May 4 in Japan (previously April 29)
World Migratory Bird Day[5] Second Saturday of May
International Migratory Bird Day Second Saturday of May in the U.S. and Canada; Second Saturday of October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
Endangered Species Day[6] 05: Third Friday of May
International Day for Biological Diversity (World Biodiversity Day) 05-22: May 22
World Turtle Day 05-23: May 23
European Day of Parks - Europarc Federation[7] 05-24: May 24
Bike-to-Work Day 05: Third Friday of May
World No Tobacco Day 05-31:May 31
World Environment Day 06-05: June 5
World Oceans Day 06-08: June 8
Coral Triangle Day 06-09: June 9
Global Wind Day 06-15: June 15
World Sea Turtle Day[8] 06-16: June 16
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 06-17: June 17
World Giraffe Day[9] 06-21: June 21
International Climate Change Day 06-21: June 21
World Camel Day June 22
World Rainforest Day[10] [11][12] 06-22: June 22
World Population Day 07-11: July 11
World Nature Conservation Day July 28
International Tiger Day 07-29: July 29
World Ranger Day - International Ranger Federation July 31
World Lion Day[13] 08-10: August 10
World Elephant Day 08-12: August 12
World Orangutan Day 08-19: August 19
National Honey Bee Day 08-22: August 22
Amazon Rainforest Day 09-05: September 5
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 09-16: September 16
World Cleanup Day[14] 09: September 21, 2019, Third Saturday in September
National Cleanup Day[15] 09: September 21, 2019, Third Saturday in September
World Water Monitoring Day 09-18: September 18
Zero Emissions Day[16] 09-21: September 21
Car Free Day 09-22: September 22
World Rhino Day[17] 09-22: September 22
Ecological Debt Day (Earth Overshoot Day) 09-23: September 23 in 2008, but receding
World Environmental Health Day[18] 09-26: September 26 since 2011 (IFEH)[19]
World Rivers Day[20] 09: Last Sunday of September
World Habitat Day 10: First Monday of October
World Animal Day 10-04: October 4
Energy Efficiency Day[21] 10: First Wednesday in October
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction 10: October 13
International E-Waste Day 10: October 14
Sustainability Day[22] 10: Fourth Wednesday of October
International Snow Leopard Day[23][24] October 23
International Day of Climate Action 10-24: October 24
World Vegan Day 11-01: November 1
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict 11-06: November 6
America Recycles Day 11-15: November 15
World Fisheries Day 11-21: November 21
International Jaguar Day[25][26] 11-29: November 29
World Soil Day[27] 12-05: December 5
International Mountain Day 12-11: December 11
Ozone Action Day Variable date depending weather conditions
eDay - Electronic Waste Day Variable date, in New Zealand

Weeks[edit]

Name Date
Great Backyard Bird Count 2019 date, February 15-18
Green Office Week 2016 date, April 18-22
Keep Australia Beautiful Week[28] Last full week of August
National Green Week 02 (first week in February every year in the United States)
National Wildlife Week[29]
National Dark-Sky Week 04 (week of new moon in April)
Bike to Work Week Victoria
National Pollinator Week[30] third week in June
National Clean Beaches Week, Van Mohatsav Saptah(Forest Festival Week) 07-01 to 07-07: July 1 to 7
Conservation Week
European Mobility Week 09-16 to 09-22: September 16 to 22
Bike Week 06: second week in June
Recycle Week[31] 06: 20 to 26 June 2011
Zero Waste Week first week of September
Green Office Week
European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) 11: 9 days, last complete week in November
Science Literacy Week (Canada)[32] 16-22: September
No Car Day 09: China, week of September 22
World Water Week in Stockholm 08 or 09: each year in August or September
National Op Shop Week (Australia) August 21st - 27th
World Oceans Week[33] 01-08: June

Years[edit]

Name Date
International Polar Year 1882–1883
International Polar Year 1932–1933
International Polar Year 2007-2008
World Population Year 1974
International Year of the Ocean (IYO) 1998
International Year of Mountains (IYM) 2002
International Year of Ecotourism (IYE) 2002
International Year of Freshwater (IYF) 2003
International Year of Deserts and Desertification 2006
International Year of the Dolphin 2007–2008
International Polar Year 2007–2009
International Year of Planet Earth 2008
International Year of Sanitation 2008
International Year of Natural Fibres 2009 2009
Year of the Gorilla[34] 2009
International Year of Biodiversity 2010
International Year of Forests 2011
International Year of Soils 2015
International Year of Pulses 2016
International Year of Sustainable tourism for all 2017
International Year of Indigenous languages 2019

Decades[edit]

Name Date
International Drinking Water Decade, 1981-1990 1980s
International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction 1990s
United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014
Water for Life Decade 2005-2015
United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020
United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification 2010-2020

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Homepage". Earth Hour. 2 February 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.internationalrivers.org/ International Day of Action for Rivers
  3. ^ https://www.globalrecyclingday.com/ Global Recycling Day
  4. ^ "Earth Day Network | Earth Day 2015". Earthday.org. 2015-04-22. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  5. ^ "STORIES - World Migratory Bird Day". www.worldmigratorybirdday.org.
  6. ^ "Endangered Species Day". endangered.org.
  7. ^ https://www.europarc.org/nature/european-day-of-parks/ European Day of Parks
  8. ^ https://www.wwf.org.uk/updates/world-sea-turtle-day World Sea Turtle Day
  9. ^ https://giraffeconservation.org/world-giraffe-day/ World Giraffe Day
  10. ^ "World Rainforest Day is June 22nd". treefoundation.org. 21 June 2018.
  11. ^ "World Rainforest Day". World Rainforest Day.
  12. ^ "World Rainforest Day". RAINFOREST PARTNERSHIP.
  13. ^ https://www.worldlionday.com/ World Lion Day
  14. ^ "World Cleanup Day". www.worldcleanupday.org.
  15. ^ "National Cleanup Day". www.nationalcleanupday.org.
  16. ^ "Zero Emissions Day". 2017-08-06.
  17. ^ "WORLD RHINO DAY :: World Rhino Day 2017". WORLD RHINO DAY.
  18. ^ AnydayGuide. "World Environmental Health Day / September 26, 2019". AnydayGuide.
  19. ^ "International Federation of Environmental Health". ifeh.org.
  20. ^ "World Rivers Day". worldriversday.com.
  21. ^ https://energyefficiencyday.org/ Energy Efficiency Day
  22. ^ "- Sustainability - Utah Valley University". www.uvu.edu.
  23. ^ https://www.snowleopard.org/international-snow-leopard-day-hope-and-concern-for-the-cat/ |International Snow Leopard Day 2014
  24. ^ http://www.globalsnowleopard.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/SnowLeopard_Bishkek_Declaration_EN.pdf.pdf |The Bishkek Declaration on the Conservation of Snow Leopards
  25. ^ "Latin America Launches New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar". UNDP. Retrieved 2019-04-05.
  26. ^ "International Jaguar Day". www.wcs.org. Retrieved 2019-04-05.
  27. ^ "Global Soil Partnership - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.
  28. ^ "Keep Australia Beautiful Week". Keep Australia Beautiful.
  29. ^ "Error-Page". National Wildlife Federation.
  30. ^ "Pollinator Week". Pollinator.org.
  31. ^ "Recycle Now - Where and How to Recycle". www.recyclenow.com.
  32. ^ http://www.scienceliteracy.ca/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  33. ^ https://www.worldoceansday.org/events-current-year/world-oceans-week. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  34. ^ "FX初心者の勉強・情報収集 - 【FXガイド】 FX初心者のための勉強サイト". www.yog2009.org.

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