Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Major Activity

Briefs on World Environment Day 2013

 A sensitisation programme to commemorate the World Environment Day 2013 was held at Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan, Bishnupath, Guwahati on 5th June, 2013. The programme was organised by Assam ENVIS Centre, Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC) Guwahati. The programme was attended by students and teachers, local residents and environmental activists.

The theme of WED 2013 was “Think, Eat, Save” The campaign addresses the huge annual wastage and losses in food, which, if conserved, would release a large quantity of food as well as reduce the overall carbon footprint. The campaign aims to bring about awareness in countries with lifestyles resulting in food wastage. It also aims to empower people to make informed choices about the food they eat so as to reduce the overall ecological impact due to the worldwide production of food.