2020 Calendar of Environmental Events


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2020 and beyond

2014-2024 – International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All

January

20th

Penguin Awareness Day

February

2nd

World Wetlands Day

11th

International Day of Women & Girls in Science

26th

Business Clean Up Day

28th

Youth and Schools Clean Up Day

March

1st

Clean Up Australia Day

3rd

World Wildlife Day

7th - 15th

Australia Parks Week

8th

International Women's Day

8th - 14th

National Ground Water Awareness Week

15th - 21st

Harmony Week

21st

International Day of Forests

22nd

World Water Day

23rd

World Meteorological Day - postponed

28th

Earth Hour

April

18th

World Heritage Day

18thApril - 19th May

National Trust Heritage Festival - cancelled

22nd

Earth Day

25thApril - 3rd May

World Parks Week

May

3rd - 9th

International Composting Awareness Week

5th - 7th

OZWater'20

9th

World Migratory Bird Day

18th - 24th

National Volunteer Week

22nd

International Day for Biological Diversity

23rd

World Turtle Day

26th

National Sorry Day

27th - 3rd June

National Reconciliation Week

June

5th

World Environment Day

8th

World Oceans Day

15th

Global Wind Day

17th

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

July

5th - 12th

NAIDOC Week - postponed

11th

World Population Day

31th

Schools Tree Day

August

2nd

National Tree Day

3rd - 9th

National Landcare Week

9th

International Day for World Indigenous Peoples

12th

International Youth Day

15th - 23rd

National Science Week

17th - 23rd

Keep Australia Beautiful Week

19th

World Humanitarian Day

September

National Biodiversity Month

TBC

Save the Koala Month

1st

National Wattle Day

4th

National Walk to Work Day

7th

National Threatened Species Day

13th

National Bilby Day

15th

Conservation Volunteers Bushcare’s Big Day Out – BBDO - cancelled

16th

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

20th

Sustainable House Day

22nd

World Car-Free Day

24th

World Maritime Day

October

5th - 11th

Australian Wildlife Week

7th

World Habitat Day

10th

World Migratory Bird Day

13th

International Day for Disaster Reduction

16th

World Food Day

17th

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

19th - 25th

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

19th - 25th

National Water Week

21st

National Ride 2 Work Day

21st - 22nd

All Energy 2020 conference

24th

United Nations Day

27th

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

November

5th

World Tsunami Awareness Day

8th - 15th

Pollinator Week

9th - 15th

National Recycling Week

9th - 19th

UN Climate Change Conference COP26 - postponed

18th

International GIS Day

21st

World Fisheries Day

December

5th

International Volunteer Day

5th

World Soil Day

10th

Human Rights Day

11th

International Mountain Day

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