Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Calendar of Environmental Events 2012

FEBRUARY

February 2 : World Wetlands Day
February 20 : World Day of Social Justice

MARCH

March 14 : International Day of Action Against Dams and For Rivers, Water and Life
March 21 : World Forestry Day
March 22 : World Water Day
March 23 : World Meteorological Day
March 26 : Earth Hour

APRIL

April 7 : World Health Day
April 22 : Earth Day
April 29 : Arbor Day (Different nations have different tree planting days)

MAY
May 5: Climate Impact Day (Connect the Dots)
May 12 : World Fair Trade Day (2nd Saturday of May)
May 14-15 : International Migratory Bird Day (Second Weekend each May)
May 22 : International Day for Biological Diversity (Theme for 2012: Marine Biodiversity)

JUNE

June 5 : World Environment Day (Theme for 2012: Green Economy)
June 8 : World Oceans Day
June 15 : Global Wind Day
June 17 : World Day to Combat Desertification
June 20 : World Refugee Day
June 15-18 : Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

JULY

July 10 : International Happiness Day
July 11 : World Population Day

AUGUST

August 9 : International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
August 12 : World Youth Day
August 19 : World Humanitarian Day
August 26 : World Kitchen Garden Day
August 29 : International Day Against Nuclear Tests

SEPTEMBER

September 15: International Coastal Cleanup Day (3rd Saturday of September)
September 2 : World Car-Free Day

OCTOBER

October : TBA International Day of Climate Action by 350.org
First Week of October: Junk Mail Awareness Week
October : Non GMO Month
October 1 : World Vegetarian Day
October 3 : World Habitat Day
October 4 : World Animal Day
October 16 : World Food Day
October 27 : World Paper Free Day

NOVEMBER

November 1 : World Vegan Day
November 19 : World Toilet Day
November 21 : World Fisheries Day

November 23/24 : Buy Nothing Day (Friday after Thanksgiving Day in US and the day after internationally)

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

November 26 to December 7 : UNFCCC COP 18 Climate Change Conference to be held at Qatar

DECEMBER

December 9 : International Day against Corruption
December 10 : Human Rights Day and International Animal Rights Day
December 11 : International Mountain Day (for Indigenous peoples)

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