Celebrated on 5 June since 1972, World Environment Day is one of the principal vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages World attention and action. Just like we are promoting Peace as Messengers where environment is one of the main pillers
The Mission of WED is to raise awareness about environmental observances and encourage voluntary community education and activity relative to protecting the planet.
This year the theme is wasted food
And we say Scout is thrifty
The WED is know preparing to fight against foodwaste by all means.
We are making thousends of Peace Project on environment theme and posting some of them n Messengers of Peace net.
Now we can also post them on world environment day web page and show to the world that we are really Messengers of Peace in every action to make this world better.
We ask you visit the WED web site and think about an individual or a patrol ( dens and crews also welcome) Project
There is activities A to Z and areas you may promote this important issue on http://www.unep.org/wed/
Also there is a competition going on for left over recipees. You may participate it. https://www.facebook.com/GreenUp.UNEP?fref=ts
World Environment Day ('WED') is celebrated every year on 5th June to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).It was the day that United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was from 5–16 June 1972. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. The first World Environment Day was in 1973. World Environment Day is hosted every year by a different city with a different theme and is commemorated with an international exposition in the week of 5 June.