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  • Basically we should stop doing those things that are destructive to the environment, other creatures, and ourselves and figure out new ways of existing - Moby

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List of environmental dates from within South Africa and worldwide:

International Decade on Water for Life - 2005-2015
United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development- 2005-2014
  • World Wetlands Day - February 2  
  • UN World Day for Water - March 22 
  • UN World Meteorological Day - March 23 
  • Earth Day - April 22 
  • Arbor Day - April 27 
  • International Migratory Bird Day - May 3 
  • International Day for Biological Diversity (World Biodiversity Day) - May 22 
  • UN World Environment Day - June 5 
  • UN World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17 
  • UN World Population Day - July 11 
  • National Arbor Week – September 1-7
  • International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - September 16 
  • World Tourism Day – September 27
  • UN World Habitat Day - first Monday in October 
  • International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction - second Wednesday in October 
  • International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6 
  • National Marine Day – November 7th
  • International Mountain Day - December 11 
Years
  • World Population Year - 1974 
  • International Year of the Ocean (IYO) - 1998 
  • International Year of Mountains (IYM) - 2002 
  • International Year of Ecotourism (IYE) - 2002 
  • International Year of Freshwater (IYF) - 2003 
  • International Year of Deserts and Desertification - 2006 
  • International Year of the Dolphin - 2007 
Decades
  • UN decade on water, 1981-1990 
  • United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development- 2005-2014 
  • International Decade on Water for Life - 2005-2015
 
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