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Below is a listing of environmental and sustainability events and local, national and international significant Days in the environmental calendar.
 

2012


United Nations International Year of Cooperatives
http://social.un.org/coopsyear/


International Year of Sustainable Energy For All
http://sustainableenergyforall.org/about/international-year-of-sustainable-energy-for-all



Australian Year of the Farmer 2012
http://www.yearofthefarmer.com.au/



FEBRUARY 2012  
  2 World Wetlands Day

http://www.environment.gov.au/

  17-19 Sustainable Living Festival

Melbourne, Vic, Australia
http://festival.slf.org.au/

  21 International Mother Language Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/motherlanguageday/

  27-11Mar Fair Trade Fortnight

http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/

  28 Clean Up Australia

Business Clean Up Day
http://www.cleanup.org.au/au/

 


MARCH 2012  
MAR New Earth Festival

Denmark, Western Australia
http://www.newearthfestival.com.au/index.htm

  2 Clean Up Australia

Schools Clean Up Day
http://www.cleanup.org.au/au/

  3-11 Seaweek (NZ)

http://www.seaweek.org.nz/
 
  4 Clean Up Australia

Clean Up Australia Day
http://www.cleanup.org.au/au/

  5 National Seaweek (Australia)

http://www.mesa.edu.au/seaweek.asp

  8 International Women's Day

http://www.internationalwomensday.org.au/

  14 International Day of Action For Rivers

http://www.internationalrivers.org/en/day-of-action
 
  17 Cultural Diversity Week (VIC)

http://www.multicultural.vic.gov.au/
 
  21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

http://www.un.org/en/events/
 
  21

Harmony Day

http://www.harmony.gov.au/harmony-day/

 
  21 World Forestry Day

http://www.tree-nation.com/257346
 
  22 World Water Day

http://www.worldwaterday.org/page/135  

 
  23 World Meteorological Day

http://www.wmo.int/worldmetday/    
 
  31 Earth Hour

http://www.earthhour.org/

 


APRIL 2012  
4 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

http://www.un.org/en/events/mineawarenessday/

  7 World Health Day

http://www.who.int/world-health-day/en/

  MID APRIL Adelaide Reskilling Festival (SA)

http://reskillingfestival.wordpress.com/
 
  14-22 Australian Heritage Week

http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/

  18 World Heritage Day

http://www.gdrc.org/heritage/world-heritage-day.html   

  22 Earth Day

http://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2012

  26 Pay It Forward Day

http://payitforwardday.com/

 


MAY 2012  
MAY International Composting Awareness Week

http://www.compostweek.com.au/

  3 World Press Freedom Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/pressfreedomday/

  8 World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/
 
  14 International Migratory Bird Day

http://birdday.org/birdday

  21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

http://www.un.org/en/events/culturaldiversityday/

  22 International Day for Biological Diversity

http://www.cbd.int/idb/

  31 World No Tobacco Day

http://www.who.int/tobacco/

 


JUNE 2012  
4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

http://www.un.org/en/events/childvictimday/

  5 World Environment Day

http://www.unep.org/wed/

  8 World Oceans Day

http://worldoceansday.org/
 
  12 World Day Against Child Labour

http://www.un.org/en/events/childlabourday/

  15 Global Wind Day

http://www.globalwindday.org/     

  17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

http://www.unccd.int/publicinfo/

  20 World Refugee Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/
 
  26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

http://www.un.org/en/events/drugabuseday/
 
  26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

http://www.un.org/en/events/torturevictimsday/

 


JULY 2012  
1-8

NAIDOC Week

http://www.naidoc.org.au/


  2

National Whale Day (Australia)

http://www.facebook.com/event.php


  7

International Day of Cooperatives

social.un.org/index/Cooperatives/

 
  11 World Population Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/populationday/

  18 Nelson Mandela International Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/mandeladay/

  27 Schools Tree Day

http://treeday.planetark.com/

  30 National Tree Day

http://treeday.planetark.com/
 
  30 International Friendship Day

http://www.un.org/apps/news/

 


AUGUST 2012  
1-7

World Breastfeeding Week

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/


  9

International Day of the World's Indigenous People

http://www.un.org/en/events/indigenousday/


  12

International Youth Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/youthday/

 
  15

RSPCA Cupcake Day

http://www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au/


  19

World Humanitarian Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/humanitarianday/


  19

World Vision 40 Hour Famine (Australia)

http://www.worldvision.com.au/40HourFamine.aspx


  20-26 Keep Australia Beautiful Week

http://www.kab.org.au/
 
  25 Australian South Sea Islanders' Recognition Day

http://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/
 
  29 International Day Against Nuclear Tests

http://www.un.org/en/events/againstnucleartestsday/

 


SEPTEMBER 2012  
SEPT

National Biodiversity Month

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/month.html


  SEPT

Save the Koala Month

https://www.savethekoala.com/save-the-koala-month.html


  1

National Wattle Day

http://www.wattleday.asn.au/about-wattle-day-1

 
  7

Threatened Species Day

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/


  9

Sustainable House Day (Australia)

http://www.sustainablehouseday.com/


  2nd Sun

National Bilby Day

http://www.savethebilbyfund.com/


  15 International Day of Democracy

http://www.un.org/en/events/democracyday/
 
  15 Clean Up the World Weekend

http://www.cleanuptheworld.org/
 
  16 International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

http://www.timeanddate.com/
 
  SEPT Cancer Council National Walk To Work Day

http://www.walk.com.au/wtw/page.asp
 
  18 World Water Monitoring Day

http://www.worldwatermonitoringday.org/
 
  19 Herbal Medicine Week

http://www.nhaa.org.au/    
 
  21 International Day of Peace

http://internationaldayofpeace.org/
 
  22 World Car Free Day

http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/
 
  27 World Tourism Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/tourismday/index.shtml

 


OCTOBER 2012  
OCT

Wildlife Awareness Month (VIC)

http://www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/


  OCT

Walk to School Month

http://www.iwalktoschool.org/


  OCT

Ride To Work Day

http://www.bv.com.au/general/ride-to-work/

 
  1

World Vegetarian Day

http://www.worldvegetarianday.org/


  1-7

RSPCA Awareness Week

http://www.rspca.org.au


  1-7

Be Kind To Animals Week (Australia)

http://www.bekindtoanimalsweek.org/


  1 World Habitat Day

http://www.unhabitat.org/whd/    
 
  2 International Day of Non-Violence

http://www.un.org/en/events/nonviolenceday/
 
  4 World Animal Day

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/about.asp
 
  4-10 World Space Week

http://www.un.org/en/events/spaceweek/      
 
  10 International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

http://www.un.org/en/events/disasterreductionday/
 
  10 World Mental Health Day

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/
 
  14-20 National Water Week (Australia)

http://www.nationalwaterweek.org.au/
 
  15 International Day of Rural Women

http://www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday/
 
  15 Conservation Week (WA)

http://www.ccwa.org.au/ 
 
  16 World Food Day

http://www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en/
 
  16 National Nutrition Week (Australia)

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/ 
 
  17 International Day for Eradication of Poverty

http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/
 
  20 World Statistics Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/statisticsday/
 
  20 Children's Week Australia

http://www.childrensweek.org.au/what_children.html
 
  24 United Nations Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/unday/2011/    
 
  24 UNICEF Day for Change

http://unicefdayforchange.org.au/what-is-day-for-change/
 
  24 Disarmament Week

http://www.un.org/observances/weeks.shtml
 
  24 World Development Information Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/devinfoday/   
 
  24 Universal Children's Day

http://www.un.org/en/events/childrenday/   
 
  26 World Teachers' Day (Australia)

http://www.5oct.org/

 


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NOVEMBER 2012  
NOV

The Hills Garden & Environmental Expo

Uraidla, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Annual event in November.
http://www.hillsgardenexpo.com.au/


  6

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/environment_war/


  6

World Vegan Day

http://www.wvd.org.au

 
  10

World Science Day for Peace and Development

http://www.un.org/en/events/scienceday/


  11

Remembrance Day

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remembrance_Day


  12-18

National Recycling Week

http://recyclingweek.planetark.org/about/


  16 International Day for Tolerance

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/tolerance/index.html
 
  19 World Toilet Day

http://www.worldtoilet.org/WTD/
 
  19 Social Inclusion Week (Australia)

 
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