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World Environment Day

Air pollution has become a national emergency. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has chosen air pollution as the theme for this year's World Environment Day that falls on June 5.

June 05, 2019

A municipal worker plants a sapling on a garbage dumping site to markWorld Environment Day in Guwahati. Guwahati Municipal Corporation aims to plant one thousand saplings in and around the garbage dumping site on the occasion of World Environment Day.

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A view of the polluted waters of River Yamuna, in New Delhi. World Environment Day is celebrated each year on June 5 and the theme for this year is 'Air pollution'.

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A view of a drain clogged with garbage at Geeta Colony, New Delhi.

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A man throws plastic bag as waste pickers search for valuables in the polluted waters of River Yamuna, in New Delhi.

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Chief minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat along with Transport Minister Yashpal Arya participates in a cleanliness campaign at Bindal river on the occasion of world environment day, Dehradun.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis waters a sapling as Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Finance, Planning and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev look on, on the occasion of World Environment Day at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai.

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Activists clean a lake to mark 'World Environment Day', in Thane.

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Union Minister for Environment, Forest And Climate Change Prakash Javadekar along with cricket legend Kapil Dev, bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, folk singer Malini Awasthi and others plant a sapling to mark World Environment Day at Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh, in New Delhi.

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Staf members of a premier hotel cycle past Vijay Chowk during 'Ride for Green' campaign on 'World Environment Day', in New Delhi.

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A view of a sand sculpture by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on the eve of World Environment Day with a message 'Beat Air Pollution', at Puri beach, Odisha.

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A Guwahati Municipality Corporation (GMC) unloads garbage as rag-pickers look for recyclable material at Boragaon garbage-dumping site, on World Environment Day eve in Guwahati. The World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5, and the theme of this year is 'Air pollution'.

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People walk through garbage at the Shivaji park beach on the eve of World Environment Day, in Mumbai.

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A rag-picker looks for usable material at a garbage-dumping site at Boragaon on the eve of World Environment Day in Guwahati.

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Greater Adjutant Storks seen on the top of a garbage-heap at Boragaon garbage dumping site, on the eve of World Environment Day, in Guwahati.

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People move past burning garbage-heaps close to the mangroves surrounding the Mithi River, on World Environment Day eve in Mumbai. .

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Rag-pickers look for usable material at a garbage-dumping site at Boragaon in Guwahati. The World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5, and the theme of this year 'Air pollution'.

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A rag-picker looks for usable material at a garbage-dumping site at Boragaon in Guwahati.

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Rag-pickers pick usable material from a garbage-dumping site near Amritsar.

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A man stands near a garbage-dumping site on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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