2021 Calendar of Environmental Events

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021 to 2030

International Year of Fruits and Vegetable 2021



January

20th Penguin Awareness Day

February

2nd World Wetlands Day
10th World Pulses Day
11th - 12th International Day of Women & Girls in Science

March

2nd Business Clean Up Day
2nd - 5th ABARES Outlook 2021 conference
3rd World Wildlife Day
5th Youth and Schools Clean Up Day
6th - 14th SeaWeek
7th Clean Up Australia Day
7th - 13th National Groundwater Awareness Week
7th - 15th World Parks Week
8th - 14th
Sustainable Seafood Week
19th National Ride2School Day
21st International Day of Forests
22nd World Water Day
23rd World Meteorological Day
27th Earth Hour

April

18th World Heritage Day
18thApril - 19th May Australian Heritage Festival 
22nd Earth Day
24th World Veterinary Day 2021
25th - 1st May Water Week

May

2nd - 8th International Composting Awareness Week
4th - 6th OZWater'21
8th World Migratory Bird Day
11th Hairy-Nosed Day (Wombat)
17th - 23rd National Volunteer Week
20th World Bee Day
22nd International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd World Turtle Day

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
14th - 22nd
National Science Week
16th - 22nd
Keep Australia Beautiful Week
19th World Humanitarian Day

September

National Biodiversity Month
1st National Wattle Day
3rd National Walk to Work Day
6th - 10th
Australasian Seed Science Conference
7th National Threatened Species Day
11th Bushcare’s Major Day Out – BMDO - (TBC)
16th International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
20th - 26th
National Organic Week
22nd World Car-Free Day
26th World Rivers Day
29th International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
30th World Maritime Day

October

4th - 8th 3rd World Seabird Conference
5th World Habitat Day
5th - 11th Australian Wildlife Week
9th World Migratory Bird Day
13th International Day for Disaster Reduction
16th World Food Day
17th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
18th - 24th National Bird Week
18th - 24th Aussie Backyard Bird Count
20th National Ride 2 Work Day
22nd Wombat Day
24th United Nations Day
27th World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

November

1st - 12th UN Climate Change Conference COP 26
5th World Tsunami Awareness Day
8th - 14th National Recycling Week
10th World Science Day for Peace and Development
21st World Fisheries Day

December

5th World Soil Day
5th International Volunteer Day
6th - 12th
Coastcare Week
11th International Mountain Day

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