INTERNATIONAL EVIRONMENTAL THEMES THAT WE FOLLOW:
World Wetlands Day is observed globally to celebrate how wetlands, which are lands saturated by water, help maintain biodiversity on Earth.
In recognition of the World Wetlands Week many organisations will come together and engage on a variety of activities to emphasize the conservation and rehabilitation of wetlands.
World Water Day
World Water Day is held annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
World Meteorological Day
The purpose of the day is to bring attention to the important role that meteorology and meteorological services play in the general welfare of humankind.
Millions of people around the world switch off their lights at 8.30pm to create awareness of people taking responsibility towards a sustainable future.
World Health Day is globally observed and activities are arranged to draw attention to particular priorities in global health.
Typical ways of observing Earth Day include planting trees, picking up roadside trash, and conducting various programs for recycling and conservation.
Proclaimed by the United Nations, this day is observed globally to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.
World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment.
This day was first introduced in 1992 to raise awareness of the crucial role the sea plays as sources of food, oxygen and medicine.
World Day to combat desertification/drought
Approximately 1.5 billion people globally depend on degrading areas for their livelihoods, thus this day helps increase awareness.
World Population Day is observed annually and seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The 2016 theme is “Investing in Teenage Girls.”
Mandela Day for Community Service
“What counts in life is not mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others” – Nelson Mandela
National Science Week, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is a countrywide celebration of science.
World Lion Day
World Lion Day aims to raise awareness of the lions and lionesses of the world. On this day people come together to pay tribute to the mighty lion in as many ways as possible.
World Elephant Day
World Elephant Day is observed to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants.
National Arbor Week
Originating in 1872 in Nebraska USA, it is observed for planting trees to promote the value of trees for soil protection, fruit, shade and building.
World Rhino Day
World Rhino Day was first announced in 2010 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, White, Greater One-Horned, Sumatran, and Javan rhinos
World Animal Day
Word Animal Day is a day to celebrate animal life in all is forms and humankind’s relationship with the animal kingdom.
World Habitat Day
World Habitat Day is observed to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to have access to adequate shelter.
Weedbuster Week aims to raise awareness and increase public understanding about the problems alien plants cause.
National Marine Week
Marine Week creates awareness on the marine and coastal environment, the promotion of sustainable use and conservation of these resources.
World Food Day
World Food Day draws attention to agricultural food production and heighten public awareness of the problem of hunger in the world.
Buy Nothing Day
The first Buy Nothing Day was first organized in Canada in September 1992 as a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption.
World Aids Day
The United Nations World AIDS Day is held on December 1 to honor AIDS victims. It also focuses on issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
World Soil Day
World Soil day celebrates the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth.