This is a calendar of recurring national and international days of interest.
You can use this to theme and time your events, projects and awareness campaigns.
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Get ready! This next May 21st 2022 we are globally celebrating opening up rivers and recovering migratory fish populations. Together we have created an enormous movement, connecting hundreds of thousands of people around the world with the same interest: protecting rivers and fish. https://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/Find out more
The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. National Biodiversity Week takes place each year at this time, with events throughout the week, biodiversity photographer of the year competition, and more. https://www.un.org/en/observances/biological-diversity-dayFind out more
Since 1974, World Environment Day has been celebrated every year on 5 June, engaging governments, businesses, and citizens to address pressing environmental issues. World Environment Day 2022 will be held under the theme Only One Earth, calling for transformative changes to policies and choices to enable cleaner, greener, and sustainable living in harmony with nature. This planet is our only home, and we must safeguard its finite resources. #OnlyOneEarth. https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/Find out more
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD) is the first Saturday in June of each year. In an effort to raise public awareness about the benefits and necessity of butterfly conservation, the Association For Butterflies hereby declares the first Saturday of June as Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD). We believe that with the creation of a international day to celebrate butterflies we will promote the importance and joy of butterfly gardening and habitat creation/restoration.Find out more
The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed on 17 June each year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day offers a chance to recognize that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels.Find out more
World Rainforest Day is an opportunity to celebrate this precious natural resource each year and take action to preserve it. Our worldwide network of partner organizations is a catalyst for inspiring individuals and societies across the globe to take part in sustainable changes. Together we will create a positive impact on rainforests for years to come. https://www.worldrainforestday.org/Find out more
The preservation and strengthening of natural coastal defences, such as sand dune systems, plays an important role in increasing our coastal resilience to the impacts of climate change. Other countries, such as the Netherlands, are protecting and restoring their sand dune systems as a cheaper and better method – in some cases – than hard coastal protection works. #ProtectOurDunes initiative is asking the public to help protect the dunes by enjoying the beach responsibly and will include awareness raising measures on social media to convey the importance of our sand dunes to coastal [...]Find out more
If you know of any other dates of interest please let us know and we will add them to the calendar. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.