We’ve compiled a calendar of the world’s best environmental events and awareness days …
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 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.
Bike To Work Day (US & Canada)
European Day of Parks
International Day for Biological Diversity
National Bike Month (US)
Sustainability Leaders Conference
UK Green Film Festival
World Bee Day
World Fair Trade Day
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Conference on Sustainable Development
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
International Fair Trade Summit
San Francisco Green Film Festival
UN Climate Summit
World Car Free Day
World Cleanup Day
World Tourism Day
World Maritime Day
Energy Efficiency Day
International Day for Disaster Reduction
International River Symposium
World Animal Day
World Fisheries Congress
World Food Day
World Habitat Day
World Migratory Bird Day
World Space Week
World Vegetarian Day
Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summits
If you’re going to visit Australia, or you live there, check out our Best Environmental Events in Australia.
We’re also working on a ‘World’s Best Environmental Film Festivals’ list. Stay tuned.
See also the listing of events on the UN Environment Program site.
If you know any other good, important environmental events, you’re welcome to suggest them in the comment box below.