Important World Environmental Days

Important World Environmental Days

3/19/20231 min read

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One World signage


February 2: World Wetlands Day

February 27: World Polar Bear Day


March 3: World Wildlife Day

March 14: International Day of Action for Rivers

March 18: Global Recycling Day

March 21: International Day of Forests; World Wood Day

March 22: World Water Day

March 25: Earth Hour

March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility


April 21: Fish Migration Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 28: Arbor Day


May: American Wetlands Month

May 7: Sir David Attenborough’s Birthday

May 13: International Migratory Bird Day

May 19: Endangered Species Day

May 20: World Bee Day

May 22: World Biodiversity Day

May 22-26: Water Saving Week

May 23: World Turtle Day


June 5: World Environment Day

June 8: World Oceans Day

June 15: Global Wind Day

June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

June 18: Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 22: World Rainforest Day


Plastic Free July Challenge Month

July 11: World Population Day

July 16: World Refill Day

July 29: World Tiger Day


Paws Fur The Planet Pet Eco-Challenge Month

August 10: World Lion Day

August 12: World Elephant Day

August 19: World Orangutan Day


Secondhand September Challenge Month

September 12: World Dolphin Day

September 16: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 18: World Water Monitoring Day

September 21: Zero Emissions Day

September 22: World Car Free Day

September 22: World Rhino Day

September 26: World Environmental Health Day

September 29: World Rivers Day

September 29: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste


October 4: World Animal Day

October 5: Energy Efficiency Day

October 3: World Habitat Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 16: World Food Day

October 24: International Day of Climate Action


November 6: World Paper Free Day

November 6: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 15: America Recycles Day

November 17: Take a Hike Day

November 24: Buy Nothing Day


JollyGreen Holiday Eco-Challenge Month

December 5: World Soil Day

December 11: International Mountain Day