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WHAT IS THE THEME OF WORLD EARTH DAY 2020?


Hi Readers, I hope you are safe and staying at home due to global lockdown. I stay in India and I am writing this blog on 30th March, 6th day of the lockdown. In India, there is a lockdown of 21 days. I am a social activist and working towards environment conservation from the last 3~4 years.

Are you amazed at why I am writing my introduction and telling you about global lockdown? I hope you must be, but I can see a close relationship, and, in this blog, I would love to share my thought on the relationship of global lockdown and environment protection.

2020 World Earth Day Theme


In the meantime, let’s go back to the topic of world earth day and see what is going to happen on this year of Earth Day.

World Earth Day is the global event celebrated every year on 22nd April and this year Earth day is very special for all of us who love our planet mother Earth. This year marks the 50th anniversary of world earth day. The theme of 2020 World Earth Day is Climate Change.

The first earth day was celebrated on 22nd April 1970 and it was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson. On this day in 1970, millions of Americans came out to the streets and demanded a strict method to protect the mother planet. The major purposes of the earth day were to provide clean air, clean water, and the protection of endangered species.

What is the Theme of World Earth Day 2020?

The theme of 2020 world earth day is Climate change and changing climate conditions is the biggest concern of the 21st century. It is the biggest threat to the future of humanity and the life support systems that make our world habitable. It would be a historic moment when the whole world comes together to meet our climate crisis and seize the enormous opportunities of a zero-carbon future.

World Earth Day 2020 Theme

 
What is the origin of World Earth Day?

The idea of earth day came into the mind of Senator Gaylord Nelson when he saw the extensive damage at Santa Barbara, California in 1969. Thousands of species like seabirds, dolphins, sea lions, etc. were died due to blowing out of 3 gallons oil. As a reaction of this disaster, several environmental activists were mobilized to create environment regulation. Nelson sensed the energy of these activists and convinced them to use this enthusiasm to raise public consciousness about air & water pollution. He met with Mr. Pete McCloskey and persuaded him to reserve a day for Earth Day. 25 years old Denis Hayes was appointed as coordinator. 


Theme Of 2020 World Earth Day

Finally, on 22nd April 1970, the first earth day observed. On this day, millions of American students collected in the streets, school & college campus, parks, auditoriums, etc. to demonstrate the importance of a healthy & sustainable environment. Thousands of universities also organized events in the school & colleges and registered their protest for the deterioration of the environment. Since then, it became the global movement and all the groups working individually for different environmental concerns came together and raise their voice in a united manner.

Since 1970, every year on 22nd April, Earth Day is celebrated and the purpose of this day is to ensure the availability of clean air, clean water and protect the endangered species. This year celebration marks the 50th anniversary of World Earth Day

 
What can we do to support the theme of Mother Earth Day 2020?

There are unlimited ways to serve our motherland or mother planet. We are already aware of several activities but I still sharing some common practices to follow.

*Plant a tree or if you don’t have space to plant a new tree, just adopt a newly plant tree and ensure the long life of that tree.

*Avoid the use of single use plastics and if possible, use only those materials made of recycling products only.

*Do not throw waste materials in the river, sea, canals, etc.

*Reuse the products as per the life cycle of the product.

*Avoid the use of polythene and always carry jute bag/clothes bag when you are going to buy vegetables/fruits.

*Conduct the seminars in the school/colleges/streets etc. to spread the awareness.

*Conserve the water & do the rain harvesting if possible. Also, avoid the wastage of the water.

*Use public transportation as much as possible. Don’t use vehicles when roaming/travelling in your streets for daily essentials shopping.

*Don’t throw the garbage here and there. Find out the proper place and discard it there only.

*Don’t do Loo/toilet in the open areas. Also, stop spitting here and there.

What is the meaning of Lockdown & Pros/Cons of global lockdown on the Environment?

Lockdown is basically a kind of situation where humans are not allowed to roam freely due to the emergency. It occurs due to coronavirus. Coronavirus started from China and then spread all over the world. It created a panic situation in the world and the entire world is suffering from this pandemic disease. India is also in the list of countries affected by Coronavirus and to minimize the risk of Coronavirus, the Indian prime minister announced the lockdown of 21 days last week. I know, there are many negative consequences of lockdown and it is a very difficult situation for the entire world. 

As we couldn’t avoid the lockdown, so I tried to find out some positives in it and found two positives in the favor of nature. I don’t know whether you like or dislike, but I urge all my readers to share your opinions as well in the comment box or mail us.

*Due to lockdown, all humans are locked inside the house while animals are roaming freely on the streets.
*There are no vehicles on the road, so the quality of Air index has been improved.

What are the themes of previous year Earth Days?

Theme Of 2020 World Earth Day

The theme of World Earth Day 2019 was – “Protect the Species

The theme of World Earth Day 2018 was - “End Plastic Pollution Countdown to April 22”.

The theme of World Earth Day 2017 was – “Climate Literacy and Environment”

The theme of World Earth Day 2016 was - “Trees for managing the earth resources”

The theme of World Earth Day 2015 was - “Water Wonderful World” and “Clean Earth – Green Earth”.

The theme of Global Earth Day 2014 was- “Green Cities”.

The theme of Earth Day 2013 was- “The Face of Climate Change”.

The theme of 2012 World Earth Day was- “Mobilize the Earth”.

The theme of World Earth Day 2011 was- “Clear the Air”.

The theme of International Earth Day 2010 was- “Reduce”.

The theme of 2009 Mother Earth Day 2009 was- “How Do You Get Around”.

The theme of 2008 World Earth Day was- “Trees Please”.

The theme of World Earth Day 2007 was- “Be kind to the earth – starting from saving resources”.

What are the FAQs on World Earth Day 2020 Theme?

Q1: When is Earth Day 2020?
Earth Day is celebrated on 22nd April.

Q2: What is the Theme of 2020 World Earth Day?
The theme of 2020 World Earth Day is Climate Change

Q3: What is the history of Earth Day?
It was started in the year 1970


Q4: What was the result of First Earth Day?
Humans started giving importance to environmental conservation.

Q5: What can I do for Earth Day 2020?

Theme Of World Earth Day 2020

Plant a tree, adopt a newly plant tree, spread awareness, use less plastic, avoid private vehicles if possible, and many more.

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LIST OF UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020


UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020


The united nation is an international organization found in 1945 to developed peace in the world. To bring the whole world together, United Nations continuously explore the days and feature it with some objective for the welfare of the human being. If you see the calendar of international days, you will observe the international days related to human health, environment protection, women empowerment, and many more.

Here in this blog, we are going to publish UN observed international days in April 2020. So, let’s start and understand all these days one by one.

2 April - World Autism Awareness Day

4 April - International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

5 April - International Day of Conscience

6 April - International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

7 April - International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

7 April - World Health Day

UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020


12 April - International Day of Human Space Flight
 
14 April - World Chagas Disease Day

20 April - Chinese Language Day

21 April - World Creativity and Innovation Day

22 April - International Mother Earth Day

23 April - World Book and Copyright Day 

23 April - English Language Day

23 April - Spanish Language Day (Spanish)

23 April (fourth Thursday of April) - International Girls in ICT Day [ITU]

24 April - International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

25 April - International Delegate’s Day

25 April - World Malaria Day

UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020


26 April - International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day

26 April - World Intellectual Property Day

28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

30 April - International Jazz Day

IMPORTANT UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020

Among all these UN observed international days 2020, we would love to discuss some crucial days as explained below.

7 April - World Health Day (WHD 2020)

The world health day reminds us of the great efforts of all the hospital staff that play a critical role in keeping the world healthy & fit. If we consider the entire world as a family, so everyday millions of members of our family confront the numerous diseases and it is next to impossible to come out if doctors, nurses and hospital staff would not be there. The WHD reminds us to never underestimate the contribution of these medical staff.

The theme of 2020 world Health Day is to “support Nurses and Midwives”

22 April - International Mother Earth Day

UN OBSERVED INTERNATIONAL DAYS IN APRIL 2020

Our Mother Earth is struggling in the 21st century due to several environmental problems like global warming, climate change, extinction of species, pollution, ozone layer depletion, etc. Humans and their so-called rapid developments are responsible for the severe condition of Earth. We are responsible for the death of millions of species and if we act in the same way in the future, we could not even help us for our existence in the coming time. Let us come together and help our earth in the healing.

The theme of 2020 international mother earth day is “Climate Change”.


25 April - World Malaria Day

Betterment of human health is one of the key objectives of the United Nation and the United Nation always work towards it. Among all the pandemic diseases, the UN reserved seven days for seven most dangerous and malaria is one of them. On every year on 25th April, the entire world collectively put their efforts in spreading the awareness for malaria. 


The major purposes of this day are:

  1. Raise awareness of Malaria.
  2. Raise funds for the treatment & prevention of Malaria.
  3. Highlight the need for better political intervention for malaria prevention & control.
  4. Highlight the achievements in respect of Malaria Prevention & Control. 

The theme of 2019 world Malaria day was “Zero malaria starts with me”.  

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KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND ITS EFFECTS IN DETAIL



Know Everything About Coronavirus in Detail

Coronavirus: Why Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers Need to know more about it?


Have you heard about the coronavirus? I hope you must hear about it. The world is very anxious about this disease and every part of the world is working to find out the cure of coronavirus. This post describes coronavirus and what to do to avoid it

The recent occurrence of Coronavirus in China caused a global concern and it was originated from a seafood or meat market. Breathing problem is the major problem caused by the novel corona virus (named 2019-nCoV). Coronavirus was initially restricted to the six cities of China but in the recent times, it has been spread to the other parts of the world. On January 30, 2020, the WHO declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern.” Indian government is taking full-fledged preventive measures with respect to the coronavirus outbreak.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that range from the common cold to much more serious diseases. 2019-nCoV is a new strain of coronavirus which has not been previously identified in humans.

Know Everything About Coronavirus in Detail


If you are cancer patient or a survivor or a care giver you must know something more about the Corona Virus. It is important to understand the corona virus first. There are several types of coronavirus circulating in the world and most of them do not cause severe diseases. Sometimes, a person suffers from cold or the sniffles, then it is likely possible that person may have already been exposed to a coronavirus. However, some important things cancer patients must know about coronaviruses, including the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first identified in Hubei province of China.

What is a coronavirus?

Human corona virus is a family of virus that are present throughout the world. Among the various types, seven are seven commonly known. Among these seven viruses, four viruses known as 229E, NL63, OC43 and HKU1 cause only mild or moderate upper-respiratory illness, such as the common cold. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), mostly people get infected with one of these common types of coronavirus in their lifetime.

Know Everything About Coronavirus in Detail


Why 2019 novel coronavirus different?

Sometimes as an unusual case, a coronavirus from animals may evolve and become a “jump species” and infects humans. These viruses then can cause more severe infections and diseases in humans, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

The latest COVID-19 respiratory disease that originated in Wuhan is believed to be the latest example of animal-to-person spread. Those patients who suffered from cancer and survived has compromised immune systems, and the reporting of this diseases may likely be source of anxiety. Human immune system is made up of cells, tissues, and organs. It is your body’s defense mechanism against infections and sickness caused due to invaders like bacteria or viruses est.

Compromised immune system which is also referred to as immune suppressed or immune compromised state means that your body supports a weakened immune response to invading organisms.  A compromised immune system makes you more susceptible to viruses and bacteria’s and so the people who have undergone cancer treatment including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy Bone marrow transplants etc. have a compromised or suppressed immune system which means weak defence against infections including viruses. When you get an infection, the body produces cytokines which help to control and direct the immune system to the infection but a compromised immune system after or during cancer treatment is not so strong and well-functioning. Viral infection is a common problem during cancer treatment and patients are at a bigger risk of infection due to weak defence against infection.

KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND ITS EFFECTS IN DETAIL


According to a recent research article in the Lancet Oncology journal, Chinese medical researchers have found that patients with cancer are more vulnerable to infection of the novel coronavirus. The article stated that malignancy and anticancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or surgery causes systemic immunosuppressive state which might put the cancer patients might at an increased risk of the novel coronavirus and such patients might also have a poorer prognosis.

Novel Corona virus is a global concern and not just people with compromised immune system, but everyone shall be aware of it to stop more damage to human life. This virus has already taken thousand lives and it is advisable to everyone shall be careful and protect themselves from all respiratory infections and prevent the spread of disease by:

1. Avoid close contact with people who are sick or infected

2. Avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

3. Wash your hands frequently with soap. The usage of alcohol-based sanitizer or antiseptic gel is advisable.

4. Avoid being in crowded areas and around ill people.

5. Don’t consume the raw or under-cooked animal products.

6. Always cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

7. Always clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

The WHO recommends that if you have mild respiratory symptoms and no travel history to or within China, cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze, sanitize the objects and surfaces you touch, and to stay at home until you are recovered, if possible. If you have recently visited China and develop flu like symptoms you must consult the doctors immediately.

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*The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.



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Healthy Smile & A Complete Oral Care Solution

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The first impression counts! This holds true for your teeth also. If you adopt a healthy habit of taking care of your teeth daily, they will also look after you in the long term. As we age, we become careless for certain important things and tend to let slide. Dental health and hygiene are one of the vital areas of our health that we generally tend to ignore. Proper oral hygiene is very important as this is connected with the general health of our whole body.

It’s our sole responsibility to take routine maintenance and care of our dental health as we age. This is an essential factor as oral health and hygiene determine the overall quality of our life. If you want to chew your food properly without any dental or gum pain for the lifetime, if you want to enjoy the taste of your favorite food while chewing and if you want to reduce the likelihood of other health issues, make regular dental check-ups and maintenance a part of your daily routine. This will save time as well as a large sum of money on a dentist in the long term.

Keys to Maintain Your Oral Health


It’s worth spending a few hours from your busy schedule to discover the benefits of regular dental care regime.

Dental Care at Home:  

This is one of the most important practices that every dental clinic prescribes. You should inculcate the healthy habit of brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily. One after getting up in morning and the other one is before going to your bed at night. You can use adaptive toothbrushes and inter-dental tools if required. Avoid sugary food as much as possible. Drink plenty of water in a day. This will help you in protecting from the condition of dry mouth.

Clean Your Removable Dentures Daily: 

Your removable partial or full denture requires proper care and maintenance. This help in keeping them clean, free from the accumulation of harmful pathogens and looking their best. You should remove and rinse them after eating, handle them with proper care and brush them at least daily. They should be soaked overnight in water or mild denture soaking-solution. This helps them to stay moist and maintain their shape.

Replace Your Missing Teeth with Dental Implant: 

Today dental implants are one of the most popular options for many dental patients. They prefer dental implants to dentures or bridge for replacing their missing teeth. They look natural and function the same as your original teeth. 

Regular Dentist Visit for a Routine Check-up: 

Develop the habit of visiting your dentist regularly for a routine dental check-up. This practice keeps your teeth in proper condition. This also helps in early detection of underlying oral problems if you have any. This can protect your pocket money from expensive dental treatment down the line.

 
Final Thought

Are you are dreaming of life long sparkling smile? Visit Designer Smiles Dental Center Sydney today to make your dream smile a daily reality. They offer a complete range of dental care solutions for you and your family. The dental care treatment ranges from oral health therapy, general dentistry, children dentistry, teeth whitening, emergency dentistry, pain-free sleep dentistry, anti-snoring therapy to all sorts of dentists and dental assistance.

Moreover, the professionals of Designer Smiles use a unique dental practice where they try to imitate bio-mimesis to rebuild your oral health. This helps you in achieving the dentofacial rejuvenation that complements your aesthetic appearance. Their dentistry is not just fixing your teeth, gum or placing dental implants. It’s more than that. Their main objective is to build your face and impact your life by increasing your self-esteem. This makes them stand out from the crowd.

Disclaimer

The main intention of this article is to promote the knowledge and understanding of general oral health topics. It is not a substitute for professional diagnosis, treatment or advice. You should always seek advice from an appropriately qualified healthcare practitioner or dentist before proceeding with a surgical or any type of invasive procedure.

Author’s Bio

The author holds a view that healthy and bright smile enhances your self-confidence and complements the aesthetic beauty of your face. It leaves a positive impact on your social as well as professional life. He spends the day in handling digital marketing for all aspects of dentistry in Sydney. In his free time, he writes engaging articles on oral health care solution to educate his readers.
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