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International Day of Forests 2021: This day is celebrated all over the world on March 21, know this year’s theme and special things


Conservation of forests is very important for us. Without forests, we cannot even imagine human life. To make people aware about its conservation, March 21 is celebrated as ‘International Day of Forests’ around the world. On 28 November 2012, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution to celebrate March 21 every year as International Forest Day. This year its theme is ‘Forest Restoration: A Path to Recovery and Well Being’.

Given the unforeseen deforestation that has been going on for the past few years, there is no denying the fact that soon we can see its terrible consequences. In such a situation, this day of March 21 is very important because on this day local, national and international efforts are encouraged to organize activities related to forests and trees.

In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly announced

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on 28 November 2012, announcing March 21 every year as International Forest Day. This day is celebrated to increase awareness and explain the importance of people towards all kinds of forests around the world.

There are different themes every year

This day is celebrated every year on different themes. Its theme this year is ‘Forest Restoration: A Path to Recovery and Well Being’. According to the United Nations, this year’s theme is based on UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030). The purpose of which is to rescue and revitalize the ecosystem around the world.

Along with this, various programs and tree plantation campaigns are also organized at the national and international level as well as local level for the purpose of conserving forests in countries around the world. Every year this day is done to understand the importance of forests in our life.

The livelihood of 1.6 billion people of the world depend on forests

According to the United Nations, about 1.6 billion people in the world depend directly on forests for their food, shelter and medicines as well as livelihoods. Every year around 10 million hectares of forest work is done, which is the main reason for the change of air. According to the United Nations, 25 percent of the medicines we use are from these forests. A third of many major cities, including New York, Tokyo, Barcelona and Bogota, depend on these protected forests for drinking water.

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