World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5 and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issue such as marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. World Environment Day is a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non government organizations, communities, governments and celebrities to advocate environmental causes.

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5 and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issue such as marine pollution, human overpopulationglobal warmingsustainable consumption and wildlife crime. World Environment Day is a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non government organizations, communities, governments and celebrities to advocate environmental causes.

Black Rhinoceros Conservation | 27:Fifty
Black Rhinoceros Conservation | 27:Fifty

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Calvin Benson of Harlingen, Texas devotes his life to the conservation of the Black Rhinoceros. The Black Rhinoceros is an endangered species, and at the time this segment was made, there were only 50...
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Mary Alice Monroe, whose best-selling novels nearly all share a dominant, lowcountry theme. She has written ten best-selling novels, but it was not until she moved to the Isle of Palms...
Persistent Trillium | The Cove Forest
Persistent Trillium | The Cove Forest

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A number of rare species occur in cove forests, including the endangered persistent trillium, Trillium persistens. The species is found in deeply incised coves and gorges (acidic coves) in South...
Siberian Tiger | SciShorts in Spanish Intermediate
Siberian Tiger | SciShorts in Spanish Intermediate

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Produced in Spanish, this series contains 20 lessons on the intermediate level for teachers to use in foreign language science study. The largest living cat is the Amur, or Siberian, tiger. These cats...
Bluet | Forty Acre Rock (S.C.)
Bluet | Forty Acre Rock (S.C.)

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Spring blooming annual bluet Houstonia pusilla, also referred to as the Tiny or Small bluet. Houstonia pusilla Also called Tiny or Small Bluet Member coffee family Name means “Tiny” Annual herb with...
Reticulated Python | SciShorts in Spanish Beginner
Reticulated Python | SciShorts in Spanish Beginner

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Produced in Spanish, this series contains 20 lessons on the intermediate level for teachers to use in foreign language science study. One of the largest snakes in the world is the reticulated python...