March World Sustainability Events

As February comes to a close, March is beginning and there are a series of sustainability events that will take place this month. These include:

  • World Wildlife Day - Held annually on March 3rd to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.

  • International Women's Day - Held annually on March 8th to celebrate women's achievements and promote gender parity.

  • Meatout - promotes a vegan diet. Held annually on the first day of spring (on or around March 20).

  • International Day of Forests - held annually on March 21st to celebrate the ways in which forests and trees sustain and protect us.

  • World Water Day - held annually on March 22nd.

  • World Meteorological Day - held annually on March 23rd to raise awareness about climate change.

  • Earth Hour - promotes efforts to address climate change by asking businesses and residents to turn off their lights for one hour (from 8:30pm - 9:30pm local time). Held in late March annually.

Source: Global Stewards Calendar of Global Environmental Events.

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