World Environment Day (WED) celebrates the awareness of positive environmental action, encouraging people worldwide to do something that will positively affect the environment. This pay it forward approach to significantly improving the planet will not only allow the people of this planet to realise their responsibility to care for it, but also do something that will change it for the better.
WEDs objectives are to help build the momentum towards the support of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and to encourage the importance and urgency to help protect these islands at the Third International Conference in September. These SIDS are under threat and face growing risks as a result of climate change.
So what can you do about it? You can Register your activity on www.unep.org/wed and be a part of changing the environment and making a sustainable future that we can all prosper from. This can be in the form of organising clean up campaigns, food waste reduction initiatives, walk-to-work days, plastic bag ban, tree planting, recycling and anything else you can think that will improve the impact on the environment. So what have you going to do? Every action counts! Even if it’s buying an eco-friendly gift, you are still doing your part.