India to host World Environment Day 2018

New Delhi, 19 February 2018 – Today, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Erik Solheim, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that India will be hosting the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2018.

Vietnam responds to the World Environment Day 2017

A series of activities to celebrate the World Environment Day this year washeld by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the Vietnam Women's Union and the People's Committee of Ba Ria - Vung Tau in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province on June 4 and 5 with many practical activities to raise public awareness. It was also the chance for experts, managers, scientists to discuss on policy and find effective solutions to protect environment.

Localities nationwide respond to World Environment Day

A range of activities in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017 took place simultaneously in localities throughout the country on June 3.

Get outside, connect with the planet that sustains us, urges UN on World Environment Day

With the theme of this year's World Environment Day – 'Connecting People to Nature' – aimed at highlighting the well-documented physical and mental health benefits of being in nature, the United Nations is today flagging the vast benefits of such engagement, from food security and improved health to reliable water supply and climatic stability.

World Environment Day kicks off with stars, music, and a shaft of green light

Singer Jack Johnson and actor Adrian Grenier kicked off World Environment Day by calling on people around the world to connect with nature, appreciate how it sustains us, and make sure we do more to keep it safe.

Seven easy ways urban dwellers can connect with nature

More than half of us live in urban areas, assailed by crowds, noise and petrol fumes as we career around our concrete mazes. It’s no surprise this lifestyle can lead to stress: a 2010 study found city dwellers have a 21 per cent higher risk of anxiety disorders. But bringing a little bit of nature into your routine can go a long way to taking the edge off city life. Here’s how to do it.

Nationwide activities scheduled in response to World Environment Day 2017

(TITC) –In response to World Environment Day (June 5), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) in collaboration with other ministries, state agencies, authorities of cities and provinces will organize “Action Month for the Environment”.

100,000 youngsters in central province join environmental campaign

A summer youth volunteer campaign and a beach-cleaning activity were launched on Sunday in the central Thanh Hóa Province, to observe World Environment Day 2017 (June 5).

Connect with nature on World Environment Day 2017

‘Connecting People to Nature’, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share.

Nationwide activities to respond to World Environment Day

A series of activities in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and Viet Nam Sea and Island Week (June 1-8) will be held nationwide, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced at a press conference in Ha Noi on May 25.