World Environment Day 2018 – Planting in Nam Cat Tien

May 30, 2018 by | Filed Under: Responsible Tourism, Sustainability, Vietnam

What is World Environment Day (WED)?

Taking place on 5 June every year, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.

990 World Enviroment Day

WED has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, WED has a new theme that major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and celebrities worldwide adopt to advocate environmental causes.

The earth is getting polluted day by day so, we need to protect our environment by conducting many awareness program all over the world. It is our duty to keep our environment clean. If our surrounding is clean, we will be healthy.A Platform for Action World Environment Day is the UN’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

The People’s Day Above all, World Environment Day is the “people’s day” for doing something to take care of the Earth. That “something” can be focused locally, nationally or globally; it can be a solo action or involve a crowd. Everyone is free to choose.

The Theme Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2018 is beating plastic pollution.

The Host Every World Environment Day has a different global host country, where the official celebrations take place. The focus on the host country helps highlight the environmental challenges it faces, and supports the effort to address them.

Please join Khiri Vietnam’s Saigon office for a special day out to plant trees, offset you carbon footprint and engage in Environmental protection!

When: Monday, June 04th, 2018

Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien

Meals: L

8AM: meeting at Khiri Office (43R/32 Ho Van Hue Street) and start trip to Nam Cat Tien National Park.

11.30AM – 12.00PM: Passing the river by a boat journey then arrive Cat Tien National Park, one of the largest and most important parks of Vietnam. The park covers 71,920 hectares of lowland forest and swamp and is home to numerous birds and mammals. Have lunch

13.00 – 14.00PM: free at your own leisure. You can have a jungle trek to visit the Park Headquarters where you can see special trees such as: Lagerstroemia, Redwood tree and Ben Cu Rapid. Or you can cycle around Nam Cat Tien NP

14.00 – 16.00 PM: Planting

16.00 – 19.30PM: Driving back to Saigon

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