World Nature Conservation Day
With the increasing population and pollution, the need of the hour is to conserve nature. World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on the 28 July, every year, across the globe. The day is observed in order to create awareness about the importance of natural resources and their conservation. The Earth is currently facing several challenges such as climate change, loss of habitat for wildlife, deforestation and more due to the increasing pollution and heavy consumption of non-renewable resources.
Here are all the details about World Nature Conservation Day 2022 including the significance and theme.
Significance Of World Nature Conservation Day
The main goal of World Nature Conservation Day is to protect species of plants and animals that are close to extinction in the Earth's natural habitat. This day also acknowledges the fact that a stable and productive society depends on a healthy environment, and that for the sake of current and future generations, we must all work to protect, conserve, and sustainably manage our natural resources. By preserving various natural elements such as water, air, soil, energy, vegetation, minerals, and fauna, we can keep the balance of the earth's natural beauty. The scope of environmental issues today ranges from the local to the global. Its severity is getting worse due to the changing lifestyles and constantly growing population. The time has come to make deliberate efforts to preserve the environment.
World Nature Conservation Day 2022 theme
The theme of World Nature Conservation Day 2022 is Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature. As the year saw many natural disasters, such as record-breaking heat, floods, wildfires and more, people across the world are realising the dangers of climate change caused by human activities. Therefore, this year's theme addresses the sustainable use of natural resources by individuals as well as adopting conservation practices to refrain from exploiting nature through destructive activities like mining, hunting and deforestation.