Special days and dates for the environment – 2019

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Here are some significant international and national days/weeks for 2019 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 2019 yet.

February

World Wetlands Day – Saturday, 2 February 2019

Business Clean Up Day – Tuesday, 26 February 2019 *

International Polar Bear Day – Wednesday, 27 February 2019

March

Schools Clean Up Day – Friday, 1 March 2019 *

Clean Up Australia Day  – Sunday, 3 March 2019 *

World Water Day – Friday, 22 March 2019

Ride2School Day – Friday, 22 March 2019 *

Earth Hour – Saturday, 30 March 2019

April

World Earth Day – Monday, 22 April 2019

May

International Permaculture Day – Sunday, 5 May 2019

International Composting Awareness Week – 5-11 May 2019

World Migratory Bird Day – Saturday, 11 May 2019

International Day for Biological Diversity – Wednesday, 22 May 2019

June

World Environment Day – Wednesday, 5 June 2019

World Oceans Day – Saturday, 8 June 2019

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – Monday, 17 June 2019

World Rainforest Day – Saturday 22 June 2019

July

World Population Day – Thursday, 11 July 2019

Schools Tree Day – Friday, 26 July 2019 *

National Tree Day – Sunday, 28 July 2019 *

Global Overshot Day – To be calculated – in 2018 it was 1 August

September

National Biodiversity Month – Sunday, 1 September 2019 *

National Threatened Species Day  – Saturday, 7 September 2019 *

Sustainable House Day – Sunday, 15 September 2019*

Bushcare’s Major Day Out – Sunday, 15 September 2019 *

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – Monday, 16 September 2019

Zero Emissions Day – Saturday, 21 September 2019

World Rivers Day – Sunday, 22 September 2019

October

World Animal Day – Friday, 4 October 2019

National Ride 2 Work Day – TBC *

World Migratory Bird Day – Saturday, 12 October 2019

World Food Day – Wednesday, 16 October 2019

National Bird Week – 21-27 October 2019 *

November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict – Wednesday, 6 November 2019

National Recycling Week – 11-17 November 2019 *

Buy Nothing Day – Friday, 29 November 2019

December

World Soil Day – Thursday, 5 December 2019

International Mountain Day – Wednesday, 11 December 2019

* Mainly for Australia

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

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  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 – 2019

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  2. Marie Stuart says:

    Wow
    This is useful information thank you 🙂

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