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  1. Presentation on Celebration of World Environment Day and Earth Day Presented by : Biswajit Mukherjee Chief Law Officer Department of Environment Government of West Bengal & West Bengal Pollution Control Board

  2. ? What is Environment Environment means Surroundings.

  3. 1st UN Conference On Human Environment At Stokholm, Sweden inJune 1972

  4. 5th June - Environment Day • 1974 – Only One EARTH • 1975 – Human Settlements • 1976 – Water: Vital Resource for Life • 1977 – Ozone Layer Environment Concern, Lands Loss and Soil Degradation • 1978 – Development without Destruction • 1979 – Only One Future for Our Children • 1980 – A New Challenge for the New Decade :Development without Destruction

  5. 5th June - Environment Day • 1981 – Ground Water, Toxic Chemicals in Human Food Chains • 1982 – Ten Years after Stockholm (Renewal of Environmental concerns) • 1983 – Managing and Disposing Hazardous Waste : Acid Rain and Energy • 1984 – Desertification • 1985 – Youth Population and the Environment


  6. 5th June - Environment Day • 1986 – A Tree for Peace • 1987 – Environment and Shelter : More than a Roof • 1988 – When People put the Environment First, Development Last • 1989 – Global Warming, Global Warning • 1990 – Children and the Environment

  7. 5th June - Environment Day • 1991 – Climate Change. Need for Global Partnership • 1992 – Only One Earth, Care and Share • 1993 – Poverty and the Environment – Breaking the vicious circle • 1994 – One Earth One Family • 1995 – We the Peoples: United for the Global Environment • 1996 – Our Earth, Our Habit, Our Home • 1997 – For Life on Earth

  8. 5th June - Environment Day • 1998 – For Life on Earth – Save our Seas • 1999 – Our Earth – Our Future – Just Save it ! • 2000 – The Environment Millennium – Time of Act • 2001 – Connect with the World Wide Web of Life • 2002 – Give Earth a Chance

  9. 5th June - Environment Day • 2003 – Water – two billion people are dying for it • 2004 – Wanted Sea - Dead or Alive • 2005 – Plan for Planet - Green the City • 2006 – Don’t Desert Dry-lands! • 2007 – Melting Ice – a Hot Topic? • 2008 – CO2 , Kick the Habit! Towards a Low Carbon Economy

  10. 5th June - Environment Day • 2009 – Your Planet Needs You — UNite to Combat Climate Change • 2010 – Many Species One Planet One Future

  11. Environment Calendar

  12. Environment Calendar

  13. Environment Calendar

  14. Suggested action for celebration of Earth Day and World Environment Day • Organization of films or slide shows in rural areas, villages, schools, colleges etc. on environmental themes • Tree planting ceremonies of local tree species that will survive through the month of April onwards • Organization of exhibitions, fairs, melas etc. on environment • Essay writing and Poster competitions • Organization of Nukkad Natak, Folk Dances, Songs and Music Shows on environment • Prabhat Pheris by NGOs and school children • Creation of Plant Nurseries in schools etc.

  15. Suggested action for celebration of Earth Day and World Environment Day • Debates / lectures in schools • Posters in public places • Choosing products that are recyclable and also products made from recycled materials • Changing light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs and LED bulbs • Using energy efficient appliances • Preferring organic food