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World Environment Day 2018: Latest social media updates, pictures,themes, slogans and quotes

June 5 is celebrated as the World Environment Day every year since 1972 by the United Nations. This year the theme of 'Beat Plastic Pollution' will run all around the world. Here are the quotes and slogans that are ruling on the social media.

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 05, 2018 17:43 IST ]
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World Environment Day 2018

Imagine this- A world with fresh non-polluted air, rivers with clean and clear water and land without any buried plastic waste. Doesn’t it sound like a heaven? Well, one doesn’t have to do much to live in a heaven like that but to just care about the environment he is surrounded with. To spread this awareness of a sustainable life, June 5 is dedicated as the World Environment Day every year since 1972 by the United Nation.

It has become difficult in recent years for mankind and nature to co-exist because we have given it pollution and global warming. Alarmed by the rising levels of plastic in both sea and on land, UN has declared 2018 to be focused on the theme of ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. Since the announcement on Monday, many Bollywood celebrities, as well as general public, have tried their best o bring about a change by switching to glass or metal bottles to lower the consumption of plastic. 

India has been declared the global host for the World Environment Day 2018 and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan reveals that Indian philosophy and lifestyle has always been rooted in the concept of co-existing and he assures that India will be committed to make Planet Earth a cleaner and greener place.

While the government is taking measures for the same, we bring to do everything that is making headlines on the social media-

Bareily Police takes an initiative to plants saplings for a greener future on World Environment Day 2018.

Cricketer Virender Sehwag puts out a beautiful message to use kullhad instead of plastic glasses on World Environment Day.

Amul girl also sweeps out plastic from the nature saying 'It's our Environment. Protect it.'

South Superstar Prabhas has planted life in the soil for a sustainable life in future. Have you?

Plant A Tree & Save Environment ☺ #Prabhas 😍😎 #worldenvironmnetday 🌳

A post shared by Young Rebel Star Prabhas (@young_rebelstar_prabhas) on

Kangana Ranaut spreads awareness to #BeatPlasticPollution on World Environment Day 2018 by wearing a plastic bag on her face.

 

Chile tales a bold step on World Environment Day to become the first nation to approve a nation-wide ban on single-use plastic bags. 

Actor-Filmmaker Arnold Schwarzenegger follows the theme of Beat Plastic Pollution on World Environment Day 2018 by replacing plastic spoons in his house.

On World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ensures that our future generations live in harmony by sowing a number of plants.

Famous sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik decorates Puri Beach with Beat Plastic Pollution slogan and a turtle made of plastic bottles.

United Nations have given multiple ways of switching to sustainable things rather than using plastic materials. 

If you Can't Reuse it, Refuse It!

Bollywood Celebrities encourage using metal or glass bottles and ditch Plastic bottles.

(Also read: Alia Bhatt challenges Varun, Sonam and Arjun Kapoor to #BeatPlasticPollution)

Actress Barbara Hershey throws a selfie challenge asking people to find a replacement for plastic items.

Nairobi is on a mission to eradicate plastic waste from earth

(Also Read: World Environment Day: In India, a trio of unlikely heroes wages war to 'Beat Plastic Pollution')

Beat Plastic Pollution declaration from the Taj Mahal

A pledge has been taken to make the area around Taj Mahal litter free on the occasion of World Environment Day.

North China recreates Vincent van Gogh's masterpiece The Starry Night to bring in hope for a better life on World Environment Day

It is our duty to make the world a better place to live. Why not start today?

(Also Read: On World Environment Day 2018, make these small efforts in daily life and contribute to Mother Earth)

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