World Environment Day Quiz: World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. It was started in 1972 by the United Nations Assembly when the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. Every year, the UN chooses different themes and different locations for the celebrations. The first event was celebrated in 1974 in the United States and the theme was ‘Only One Earth’. Subsequently, in the following years different themes were observed relating to saving energy, responsible use of resources, impact of haphazard use, etc. This year the focus is on consumption of resources and energy. Following the UN initiative, various other organizations, media houses, corporate establishments started observing ‘World Environment Day’. Many schools celebrate ‘Environment Week’ in the week that follows or runs up to June 5th.
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