Every year, the United Nations Environment Programme hosts World Environment Day on June 5 to raise awareness about environmental issues and call for action. The host country for WED 2015 is Italy and the theme this year is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.”
At the request of the Government of Nepal, urban search and rescue (USAR) teams are working around the clock to locate, extract and provide initial medical support to victims trapped by collapsed structures.
Every year pollution kills an estimated 9 million people worldwide, most of them in poor countries. Take 30 seconds and see how pollution kills and why we should stop it.