Calendar of global environmental events 2017

Environmental Days are special days to do something for the environment, such as recycling at home planting trees, walk or bike to work, using less water or joing environmental organizations, environmentalists and other groups that use environmental days to disseminate information, educate about risks and global environmental issues.


  • Arbor Day celebrations – held annually throughout the year (date determined by the best tree planting times in each country/state).



  • World Wildlife Day – Held annually on March 3rd to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.
  • International Women’s Day – Held annually on March 8th to celebrate women’s achievements and promote gender parity.
  • Plant a flower Day – March 12, 2019
  • Meatout – promotes a vegan diet. Held annually on the first day of spring (on or around March 20).
  • International Day of Forests – held annually on March 21st to celebrate the ways in which forests and trees sustain and protect us.
  • World Water Day – held annually on March 22nd.
  • World Meteorological Day – held annually on March 23rd to raise awareness about climate change.
  • Earth Hour – promotes efforts to address climate change by asking businesses and residents to turn off their lights for one hour (from 8:30pm – 9:30pm local time). Held in late March annually.


  • Fossil Fools Day – April 1, 2019
  • International Plant appreciation Day – April 13,  2019
  • Earth Day – held annually during the third week of April especially April 22nd. Celebrate Earth Day in your neighborhood.
  • Save the Frogs Day – held annually at the end of April.









World Sustainability Organization