World Environment Day 2023 – Monday, June 5 (Happy World Environment Day)

World Environment Day 2023 – Monday, June 5 (Happy World Environment Day): Date, History, Theme, Facts, Celebration Ideas, Wishes & Quotes! Every year, World Environment Day or WED is celebrated on 5 June to raise awareness regarding the significance of preserving and protecting Mother Nature and the entire planet against further damage and devastation caused by man-made natural disasters.

World Environment Day 2023
World Environment Day 2023

World Environment Day is definitely the most widely spread day which is solely based on the theme of preserving the environment. Since its inception on 5th June of 1974, it has been performing the solemn duty to engage all the relevant stakeholders for focusing their effort on pressing issues related to the environment.

This is the signature day of the United Nations to foster understanding and movement for the environment surrounding the world. It has turned into the biggest global platform for public environmental activism over the years and is commemorated by millions of folks in more than 100 countries.

World Environment Day History:

It was the year 1974 when the event called World Environment Day was initiated for the first time. The slogan during that year was “Only One Earth”. From that time, it is being celebrated each year in a different city in the world with the theme changing as well.

World Environment Day is a part of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). The main purpose behind the establishment of the day was to raise understanding and foster engagement for the environment around the globe. UNEP formation is done by electing representatives from diverse countries around the world. They come together for the singled-out purpose of advocating for environmental issues through the construction of pacts and regulations to be signed by countries. These pacts and regulations tend to revolve around environmental sustainability and environmental law.

World Environment Day Theme 2023:

Just like all the years before this year’s theme for World Environment Day will also be held on 5th June. The selected for the year is “Biodiversity.” According to the announcement of UNEP, this year’s hosts for World Environment Day would be Colombia and Germany.

How to Celebrate Happy World Environment Day 2023?

Happy World Environment Day 2023
Happy World Environment Day 2023

The day can be celebrated in numerous ways. Some of the ways are mentioned as follows-

  1. Join an event near your community and spread awareness within your circle and take actions that are within your capabilities.
  2. Collect the piled-up trash in your locality and spread the word among the people of the community not to throw their garbage here and there.
  3. Save energy and water resources in your own home.
  4. Do your research regarding environmental issues and hold an event to spread that knowledge and foster a culture of collective action among the people.
  5. Help a recycling plant by being a volunteer for the platform
  6. Plant trees in areas where trees are needed most.
  7. Raise your voice about environmental degradation in your area whenever you can.
  8. Share your celebratory ways on social media with this year’s hashtags of #ItsTimeForNature and #biodiversity.

Due to pandemics some of the feats mentioned above cannot be performed, however, to know more about how you can participate in the celebration of this year’s event, keep an eye on the website- www.worldenvironmentday.global

Why Should The Day Be Celebrated?

We think it’s a bizarre question to ask since we all can see the vast amount of environmental damage we have done which has made so many animals and creatures around the world go extinct. All one needs to do is a bit of googling to find out the nasty imprints we have made on the environment which is supposedly our mother and only home. It’s time we all stopped fooling around with our environment and tried to send out our own collective mess.

Happy World Environment Day Quotes, Wishes, Messages, Greetings, Sayings, Captions, Images, Memes, GIFs, Status 2023

  1. “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” – Margaret Mead
  2. “By polluting clear water with slime, you will never find good drinking water.” – Aeschylus
  3. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle
  5. “Environment is no one’s property to destroy; it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect.” – Mohith Agadi
  6. “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan
  7. “I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds, and the environment.” – Pat Buckley
  8. “Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.” – Roger Tory Peterson
  9. “Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” – Aldo Leopold
  10. “The environment is everything that isn’t me.” – Albert Einstein
  11. “We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see and nobody calls the cops.” – Paul Brooks
  12. “There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs, there’d be no place to put it at all.” – Robert Orben
  13. “We cannot despair of humanity since we ourselves are human beings.” – Albert Einstein
  14. “He that plants trees love others besides himself.” – Thomas Fuller
  15. “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and one another.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Here are the best slogans on Save Earth for World Environment Day:

  • Save the earth, save our environment!
  • It’s the need of the hour,
    We need to save the earth!
  • There’s no place to live other than our precious earth,
    Save the earth with your best efforts!
  • Save the Earth with the right practice,
    Plant trees, use less water, and save electricity!
  • Your every conscious choice can save our earth!
  • Save the earth for your future children, and ask for a thank you later!
  • Care for the earth, care for every child’s birth!
  • It’s time to save the only one, our precious Earth!
  • Look down and see what’s always been under your feet,
    This World Environment Day, promise the world to save the earth!
  • Clean Earth is happy Earth!


Let us all come forward to join in and take actions that are within our limit to save the environment by participating in this and the coming year’s world environment day to leave the world safer for generations to come.

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