What is the theme of world environment day 2019?


World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event celebrated worldwide on 5th June. It is one of the biggest events organized in the world considering the environment. The main purpose of this day is to encourage awareness and the protection of the environment.  The various environmental issues focused by the UN are marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, wildlife crime, etc.

Theme of World Environment Day 2019


The world environment day has become a global event where more than 143 countries participated annually. WED was first held in the year 1974 and the theme of that year was “Only One Earth”.  Since 1974, the UN decides one theme for every WED and the theme of the 2019 world environment day is Air Pollution and it is China who is going to host world environment day this year.

WED Activities 2019



On the world environment day, peoples from all across the world come together and take actions for the protection of the environment.  The celebration of this day provides us with an opportunity to think about the environment and do the activities while thinking about the environment in the mind.


World Environment Day theme 2019

The theme of 2019 word environment day is Air Pollution & it is one of the biggest threats for the environment and it affects everything i.e. humans, animals, crops, aquatic ecosystems and so forth. There are several factors responsible for air pollution like the burning of fossil fuels, emission from industries, transport pollution, agricultural activities, natural activities, etc.

World Environment Day 2019 Theme


Here, we are sharing some threating facts related to Air Pollution.

1. Air pollution is a prime factor responsible for the death of approximately 7 million people worldwide and among these 7 million, 57% of the death occur in the Asia Pacific only.

2. In worldwide, the cause of death of 1 person among 8 is air pollution.

3. 92% of the world population lives in a place with unhealthy air quality.

4. Air pollution also affects the production of crops.

5. Approximately 4 million peoples kill every year due to indoor air pollution.

World environment day theme 2019 activities

The entire world is now addressing & focusing the environmental issues and WED 2019 will urge the government, industries, societies, and individuals to come together and explore renewable energy, green technologies and improve air quality in cities and regions across the world.

Here, I would like to urge all the individuals as well to come forward and take a step for the protection of the environment.  There are numerous activities that we can perform individually and contribute to the social mission conducted by the WED. Here is the list of activities that we can perform individually to support WED theme 2019.


2. Use public transport as much as possible.

3. It is highly advisable to buy products made of recycled products.

4. Optimize and wisely used the lights & home appliances at your home. Switch off the same in case of no use. If your pockets allow you, then buy appliances with high energy ratings.

5. Smoking is very dangerous not only for the health of human but for the air quality as well. Stop smoking and encourage those around you to do the same.

WED Theme 2019


6. Use eco-friendly products at your home like low volatile organic compounds paints, Led lights, energy efficient home appliances, renewable sources of energies, etc. 



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