Since its inception in 1974, World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5th in more than 100 countries. The theme for World Environment Day 2019 is ‘Beat Air Pollution’.
The day provides an opportunity to broaden the “basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises, and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment.”
Source- The United Nations
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:
- Dr Harsh Vardhan is the present Minister of Earth Sciences.