WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
World Environment Day is celebrated each year on 5th June.
World Environment Day (WED) is hosted every year by a different city and celebrated with an international exhibition through the week of June 5.
World Environment Day is used by the United Nations to encourage awareness of the environment and to garner political attention and public action. World Environment Day is celebrated in many ways. Street rallies, parades, street plays create awareness about world environment.
In many cities contests like poster contests, essay contests, poetry contests, slogan contests and debates are held to celebrate this event further. The main objective always is to get the ...view middle of the document...
The population growth has been extremely rapid in the last 50 years. The phenomenal growth is now more appropriately termed as “population explosion”.
The phenomenal growth rate in population is largely because of the industrial and technological revolutions that had taken place in the recent times. The new technologies have not only brought down the death rate because of the vastly improved Medicare resulting in increased life expectancies, but had also facilitated increased food production to take care of food needs of the increasing population.
Though population explosion is a major problem being faced by several other countries too, with the world population estimated to reach 7 billion by the beginning of the 21st century, the problem is much more severe in India because of the increasing pressure on the limited resources of the country.
With employment opportunities in the rural areas becoming scarce, population explosion is resulting in increasing migration of rural poor to the urban areas in search of jobs. The increasing pressure on the urban areas is giving rise to more number of...