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UN awareness effort to protect the environment

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World Environment Day: UN awareness effort to protect the environment
World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and encourages awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It is supported by many non-governmental organizations, businesses, government entities, and represents the primary United Nations outreach day supporting the environment.


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