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World Forest Day

World Forest Day || 21st March 2023

World Forest Day || 21st March 2023

World Forest Day, also known as the International Day of Forests, is observed annually on March 21st. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 to raise awareness about the importance of forests and trees in sustaining life on Earth.Forests are vital for maintaining the ecological balance of the planet. They help to regulate the climate, provide habitats for countless species of plants and animals, and support the livelihoods of millions of people worldwide. Forests also play a crucial role in the water cycle, by absorbing, filtering, and distributing water.On World Forest Day, people are encouraged to plant trees, participate in forest conservation activities, and learn more about the benefits of forests. The day is also an opportunity to raise awareness about the threats facing forests, such as deforestation, climate change, and forest fires.Each year, the United Nations chooses a theme for World Forest Day. The theme for 2023 is "Forests and Biodiversity: Too Precious to Lose". This theme highlights the importance of forests for maintaining the diversity of life on Earth, and the urgent need to protect them.The theme for World Forest Day, also known as the International Day of Forests, varies every year.For 2023, the theme of World Forest Day is yet to be announced. However, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which leads the organization of this day, usually announces the theme a few months before the day itself, which is on March 21st every year.In the past, the themes for World Forest Day have focused on a variety of topics related to forests, such as forest restoration, sustainable forest management, and the role of forests in addressing climate change.

The 2023 International Forests Day theme is forests and health.

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