World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event, observed on 5 June to promote awareness on the importance of the need to take positive environmental action.
First WED was celebrated in 1972. Each year WED is hosted in a different city, country with different theme.
The WED 2011 (India) slogan was ”Forest: Nature at your service”.
The theme for WED of 2012 (Brazil) was ”Green Economy: does it include you?”
And this year, in 2013 the WED theme is ”Think, Eat, Save”- for encouragement to become more aware of the environmental impact of the food choices and for empowerment to make informed decisions.
WED event of 2013 is hosted by government and people of Mongolia.