World Environment Day celebrated today

World Environment Day celebrated today

On June 5th World Environment Day is c elebrated all over the planet, RIA Novosti reports.

World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. WED activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere, says the official website of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

World Environment Day's celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.