June 01, 2010

World Environment Day June 5, 2010

2010 Theme ‘Many Species. One Planet. One Future’
June 5 WED, organized by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) every year since 1972, is the UN’s biggest global celebration for positive environmental action. The 2010 theme focuses on the central importance to humanity of the globe’s wealth of species and ecosystems, in support of the 2010 UN International Year of Biodiversity.
This year’s global host, Rwanda – a country of exceptional biodiversity that has made huge strides on environmental protection – will lead the celebrations with three days of keynote events,on 3-5 June, culminating in the epic Kwita Izina gorilla-naming ceremony in the world famous Volcanoes National Park on 5 June.
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