Special days and dates for the environment – 2018

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Here are some significant international and national days/weeks for 2018 that focus on environmental issues.  I’ve also created a list of days and dates focusing on families and communities. Please let me know if I have missed any important ones. (Days marked with * are mainly for Australia.)

Please note that some of the websites are not updated for 2018 yet.

February

World Wetlands Day – Friday, 2 February 2018

Business Clean Up Day – Tuesday, 27 February 2018 *

International Polar Bear Day – Tuesday, 27 February 2018

March

Schools Clean Up Day – Friday, 2 March 2018 *

Clean Up Australia Day  – Sunday, 4 March 2018 *

World Water Day – Thursday, 22 March 2018

Ride2School Day – Friday, 23 March 2018 *

Earth Hour – Saturday, 24 March 2018

April

World Earth Day – Sunday, 22 April 2018

May

International Composting Awareness Week – 6-12 May 2018

World Migratory Bird Day – Thursday, 10 May 2018

International Day for Biological Diversity – Tuesday, 22 May 2018

June

World Environment Day – Tuesday, 5 June 2018

World Oceans Day – Friday, 8 June 2018

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – Sunday, 17 June 2018

July

World Population Day – Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Schools Tree Day – Friday, 27 July 2018 *

National Tree Day – Sunday, 29 July 2018 *

Global Overshot Day – To be calculated – in 2017 it was 2 August

September

National Threatened Species Day  – Friday, 7 September 2018 *

Sustainable House Day – Sunday, 16 September 2018*

Bushcare’s Major Day Out – Sunday, 16 September 2018 * (To be confirmed)

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – Sunday, 16 September 2018

Zero Emissions Day – Friday, 21 September 2018

World Rivers Day – Sunday, 23 September 2018

October

World Animal Day – Thursday, 4 October 2018

National Ride 2 Work Day – To be confirmed *

World Food Day – Tuesday, 16 October 2018

National Bird Week – 22-28 October 2018 *

November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict – Tuesday, 6 November 2018

National Recycling Week – 12-18 November 2018 *

Buy Nothing Day – Friday, 23 November 2018

December

World Soil Day – Wednesday, 5 December 2018

International Mountain Day – Tuesday, 11 December 2018

* Mainly for Australia

If you liked this post please follow my blog, and you might like to look at:

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  4. Our addiction to growth
  5. Is our love affair with fossil fuels an abusive relationship?
  6. Give Frank a Break! (A humorous video about the serious issue of plastic pollution)

 

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About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace & sustainability.
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2 Responses to Special days and dates for the environment – 2018

  1. Erica says:

    cool mate!!!

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  2. Also World Vegan Day 1st November :)

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