March 19, 2016 at 8:30 p.m.is the observance of Earth Hour around the world. Began in Sydney, Australia in 2007, the movement has influenced the implementation of several activities around the world that minimized the effects of climate change. Here are two videos from youtube and uploaded by EARTH HOUR.
Source: https://images.search.yahoo.com Every March 3rd is designated by the United Nations as the World Wildlife Day. Today, there are so many challenges that face every nation and country as to how they should cope with the rising problems on the protection and conservation of the world’s wildlife, specifically those that are on the brink of … Continue reading
For Discussion Purposes Only. Source: http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2015/cop21/eng/l09r01.pdf Conference of the Parties Twenty-first session Paris, 30 November to 11 December 2015 Agenda item 4(b) Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (decision 1/CP.17) Adoption of a protocol, another legal instrument, or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties ADOPTION OF THE PARIS … Continue reading
Source: http://www.ramsar.org Every 2nd of February, the world celebrates the International Wetlands Day to re-emphasize the importance of Wetlands in Sustainable Development. This observance was the result of: “The Ramsar Convention (formally, the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat). It is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of … Continue reading
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading
Source: youtube, uploaded by FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Yes, “Soils A Solid Ground For Life”. This is the theme of 2015 World Soil Day which is observed around the world. This happens every December 5. The United Nations has calendared this event annually after it was started in Thailand … Continue reading