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Environmental Days In March 2025

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This March there are awareness days for wetlands, sparrows, forests and all wildlife across the world.

The key environmental dates, awareness days, weeks, months and environmental events in March 2025.

World Wetlands Day

Date: 2nd March

World Wetlands Day seeks to raise awareness and understanding of what wetlands are and how they can contribute towards restoring them.

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World Wildlife Day

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Date: 3rd March

World Wildlife Day is a United Nations International day to celebrate all the world's wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet.

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International Day of Action for Rivers

Date: 14th March

International Day of Action for Rivers is all about protecting rivers and defending the rights of communities that depend on them.

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National Panda Day

A panda

Image Credit: Kerry Hu

Date: 16th March

National Panda Day celebrates the cutest black and white bear, which is native to China.

Due to decades of reproduction efforts in zoos, reforestation and conservation campaigns, pandas are considered “vulnerable” to extinction, rather than endangered. However they are still subject to loss of habitat.

Global Recycling Day

Date: 18th March

Global Recycling Day urges leaders around the world to adopt a joined up approach to recycling, which is urgently needed.

It also urges people to see unwanted items as a resource, rather than waste, and to appreciate recycled and repurposed items.

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World Sparrow Day

Date: 20th March

The house sparrow is now a disappearing species in the UK.

World Sparrow Day highlights the reasons for this decline, including destruction of its habitat, lack of insect food for the young and even the increasing microwave pollution from mobile phone towers.

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International Day of Forests

Date: 21st March

International Day of Forests celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests.

It aims to encourages local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.

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World Wood Day

Date: 21st March

Coinciding with the International Day of Forests, World Wood Day is a cultural event to highlight wood as an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial.

It also raises awareness of the key role wood plays in a sustainable world through biodiversity and forest conservation.

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World Water Day

Date: 22nd March

World Water Day is about accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis.

As well as raising awareness of the importance of saving water it encourages changing the way you use, consume and manage water in your lives. 

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