Events are a great way to find out what’s happening in specialist areas, discover new ideas, get inspired, meet like-minded people and, of course, promote environmental awareness.
There’s a lot happening in a year once you dig. This ‘best environmental events’ list will give you a sense of the range of events and issues around the environment and sustainability. If you follow the links you’ll find exact dates and more info.
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Conference on Sustainable Development
International Day of Clean Air
International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
San Francisco Green Film Festival
UN Climate Summit
World Car Free Day
World Cleanup Day
World Electric Vehicle Day
World Maritime Day
World Tourism Day
Energy Efficiency Day
International Day for Disaster Reduction
International River Symposium
International Sloth Day
World Animal Day
World Fisheries Congress
World Food Day
World Habitat Day
World Migratory Bird Day
World Space Week
World Vegetarian Day
We’ve largely focused on English speaking countries – the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia. And key international days according to the UN.
See also the listing of events on the UN Environment Program site.
If you’re going to visit Australia, or you live there, check out our Best Environmental Events in Australia.
If you know any other good, important international environmental events, you’re welcome to suggest them in the comment box below.