World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on July 28 all over the world in order to raise awareness about the significance of natural resources and encourage people about the practices of protecting natural resources. World Nature Conservation Day recognizes that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society and to ensure the well-being of present and future generations, we all must participate to protect, conserve, and sustainably manage our natural resources.
Nature conservation means protecting nature so that it is not overexploited. It also means using natural resources wisely so that needs of the present generation can be satisfied without compromising future generation’s ability to maximize their own needs. The most obvious reason for conservation is to protect wildlife and promote biodiversity. Protecting wildlife and preserving it for future generations also means that the animals we love don’t become a distant memory. And we can maintain a healthy and functional ecosystem.
How to observe World Nature Conservation Day?
On this Day, spread a message about the significance of conservation of nature with friends and family. We should understand the importance and value of our natural resources. The day is celebrated by participating in the events, planting trees, seminars conducted by various organizations. World celebrates World Nature Conservation Day. It aims at increasing awareness of natural resources and makes people understand the importance and value of our natural resources.
How can we conserve nature?
Plant a tree:
Planting trees for the environment is good as they are renewable, biodegradable and recyclable
Conservation of Water:
Conservation of water means careful and economical use of water. We should conserve water as it is a precious natural resource.
Reduce the use of electricity:
If we reduce energy consumption then power plants will need to produce less electricity and thus reducing the number of fossil fuels burned every day.
We should understand the importance and value of our natural resources.
Use Less Paper:
We must try to use less paper as far as it is possible. The benefit of reducing paper consumption is saving the world.
World Nature Conservation Day – Quotes
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” – Mother Teresa
“Conservation is a great moral issue, for it involves the patriotic duty of ensuring the safety and continuance of the nation.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.” – John Paul II
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead
“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” – Aldo Leopold
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt