on the first day of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, resulting from discussions on the integration of human interactions and the environment.
Two years later, in 1974 the first WED was held with the theme "Only One Earth".
By choosing this Theme the UN General Assembly aimed to highlight the development Challenges and successes of the SIDS.
In 2014, the World Environment Day focused on global warming and its impact on ocean levels.
It also aimed to empower people to make informed choices about the food they eat so as to reduce the overall ecological impact due to the worldwide production of food.
The world environment day of 2011 was hosted by India. The theme for 2011 was Forests—Nature At Your Service. It celebrated the diversity of life on Earth as part of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity. Thousands of activities were organized worldwide, with beach clean-ups, concerts, exhibits, film festivals, community events and much more., Kick the Habit!
Our cosmic oasis, cosmic blue pearl the most beautiful planet in the universe all the continents and all the oceans united we stand as flora and fauna united we stand as species of one earth different cultures, beliefs and ways we are humans, the earth is our home all the people and the nations of the world all for one and one for all united we unfurl the blue marble flag.
It was launched in June 2013 on the occasion of the World Environment Day by Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, then Union Ministers of India, at a function organized by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations in New Delhi.
US Consul CG Yee, along with the Mayor of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, the Prefect of Thessaloniki Panagiotis Psomiadis, and many others participating in World Environment Day on the waterfront, Bike Path The campaign addressed the huge annual wastage and losses in food, which, if conserved, would release a large quantity of food as well as reduce the overall carbon footprint.
The campaign aimed to bring about awareness in countries with lifestyles resulting in food wastage.