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June 5th, The World Environment Day
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  World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on 5th June.  It aims at increasing public awareness regarding environmental issues. It is similar to earth day and every year draws worldwide political attention and increases public participation various environmental issues. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972, post the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment from 5–16 June 1972; it sees the culmination of the worldwide environmental activities carried out all through the year. For the first time India is serving as the host country for the celebration of WED and the theme this year is- Forests: Nature at Your Service. Issues like deforestation and forest degradation will be targeted. royal challengers    For this we have: ·         a dedicated Ministry of environment and forests of India, which supports this WED’s initiative ·         Also  India has till date 39 protected areas for tigers and has earmarked 5 more for the near future What can we do…. On this environment day, when India will be hosting the WED celebrations, we all should come forward to join the celebrations. The theme this time being forests, it is much easier and simpler to contribute. Just plant a tree in your neighbourhood and pledge to take care of it until  it becomes strong enough to grow on its on. A small step today can secure a Green future tomorrow…..
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sudhirRCCB on 23 Oct 2013, 09:08 AM
why jun 5
bappaditya on 16 Dec 2012, 08:10 PM
that's great
sudhirRCCB on 23 Oct 2012, 10:33 AM
very good well i like the rcb played with kochi tuskers. They just bashed kochi gooo rcb
Sajevo on 29 Jun 2011, 11:14 PM
Really Great initiative this occassion is.
karthik-shetty4 on 05 Jun 2011, 06:31 PM
This is a great initiative.
shriram-jagadeesan on 02 Jun 2011, 12:12 PM
World Environment Day (WED) is been celebrated in India for the first time since it started. Its really a good thing to host such programmes and we all are fortune to witness this Environment day.
Its based on the theme, Forests-Nature At Your Service- Forests cover one third of the earth’s land mass, performing vital functions and services around the world which make our planet alive with possibilities. In fact, 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. They play a key role in our battle against climate change, releasing oxygen into the atmosphere while storing carbon dioxide. Thousands of activities were organized worldwide, with beach clean-ups, concerts, exhibits, film festivals, community events and much more.
Chinnua on 31 May 2011, 06:22 PM
Dear Ladies&Gentleman;,
Every year, the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on May 22 for promoting and understanding biodiversity issues. The day is also created for humankind to protect and preserve ecosystems - a very fragile balance that sustains life only here among millions of similar planets in the universe.

Earlier, the International Day for Biological Diversity was held on December 29, but in December 2000, the date was shifted to commemorate the adoption of the Convention on May 22, 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit and to avoid holidays during that part of the year.

For this year, Forest Biodiversity is the theme of the IDB. While the United Nations has declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests, the period from 2011 to 2020 has been proclaimed as the UN-Decade on Biodiversity.


In this special year, the celebration theme focuses on Forests. The primary thought for the day is saving the forests and its biodiversity. Although, forests have always been of great significance to humans, the green pastures of the priceless terrain have been degrading by the hour due to damage done by men, fire and other natural calamities.

A forest is much more than just trees- it’s our lifeline, and is also home to an unimaginable number of flora and fauna. Most of our daily stuff – ranging from various types of food, fuel, medicinal herbs, furniture and clothing- are obtained from forests. Apart from providing us raw materials, forests maintain biodiversity, protect land and water resources, and play a significant role in climate change mitigation. Thus, forests are the most bio-diverse land-based-ecosystem and are simply necessary for human race.

However, forests are facing the heinous threat of deforestation, climate change, trade hunting and invasive alien species (IAS) – means non-indigenous species, plants and animals that damage the bioregions they invade. Forests are heavily exploited as a result of rapid climb in human population, poverty, farming, industrialisation, etc.

Forests’ preservation would also have a direct impact on those species which are on the verge of extinction. They also play a vital role in climate change mainly by affecting the amount of carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere. On top of that, forests donate extensively to a country’s economy and employment if administered sustainably.

India, which is amongst the most diverse countries in the world, with up to 47,000 species of plants and some 90,000 species of animals, has 21% of her geographical area under forest cover. According to the State Forest Report 2009, forest cover in the country has increased by 3.31 million hectares, in the last 10 years, showing an average 0.46% boost every year.

The Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), in its report has stated that some large countries, including China (1.6%) and India (0.5% a year) had raised their forest cover between 2000 and 2010.With forests covering nearly 70% of its area in 2010, Sweden is now one of the world’s most sylvan countries. However, Nigeria has been slicing their forest down at a rate of 3.7% a year, and only one-tenth of its land remained forested by the end of 2010. Though the world continues to lose forests overall, the annual rate of deforestation over the last decade has fallen to 5.2m hectares, compared with 8.3m hectares a year between 1990 and 2000.
GAYLEFIRE on 25 May 2011, 06:58 PM
DEAR FRIENDS,
Go Green is an indispensable resource for those among us who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk! There is a huge movement already underway towards going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint. This book provides the means to do so. Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money, energy and combat global warming. Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for individuals, schools, hospitals, businesses and communities.
GAYLEFIRE on 25 May 2011, 06:52 PM
Dear Sir,
Centre for Green Building Material and Technology, Bangalore is organizing a seminar on “Bamboo for Integrated Development” on May 28, 2011 at Choksi Hall, Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ), Bangalore in collaboration with KSCST, Karnataka State Center for Science and Technology, IISc, Bangalore. Bamboo is one of the greenest and most versatile building materials available today and has immense capacity to play a key role in Integrated Sustainable Development. The seminar will highlight the focus areas of Research and Development in this field and its future prospects. We are also organizing an exhibition with the seminar.
venuspace on 22 May 2011, 09:21 PM
go green everyone
help mother nature to get its lost glory
and support rcb
sudev-goswami on 12 May 2011, 05:18 PM
lovely idea sid bhai
sudev-goswami on 12 May 2011, 05:18 PM
hey there guys...just wanted to put in my ideas aswell towards the go green projest and initiative taken up by my team rcb ...how about having some stunt riding on bicycles to promote this campaign to youth coz dats where it actually matters do reply back thanxxx
deathrider-shaa on 12 May 2011, 12:55 AM
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