World Environment Day

Jun 05, 2012, 10:08 AM IST
Waste dumped in the Rio Grande (or Choluteca) that crosses Tegucigalpa and where the sewage of the city flows, three days before the celebration of the World Environment Day.
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Waste dumped in the Rio Grande (or Choluteca) that crosses Tegucigalpa and where the sewage of the city flows, three days before the celebration of the World Environment Day.

Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), poses with school children during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), poses with school children during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), flashes a thumbs up after planting a tree during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), flashes a thumbs up after planting a tree during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), shovels dirt while planting a tree during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), shovels dirt while planting a tree during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), tops off a newly planted tree with handfuls of dirt during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian supermodel and goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), tops off a newly planted tree with handfuls of dirt during the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cambodians wear masks symbolizing wild animals during a rally marking World Environment Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodians wear masks symbolizing wild animals during a rally marking World Environment Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Bus passengers look at environmental activists wrapped themselves up with branches of a tree riding on a scooter to spread awareness to save trees on World Environment Day in Allahabad.
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Bus passengers look at environmental activists wrapped themselves up with branches of a tree riding on a scooter to spread awareness to save trees on World Environment Day in Allahabad.

An environmental activist dressed in an eggplant costume lies in front of other protesters during a rally against genetically-modified organisms (GMO) outside the Department of Agriculture in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila.
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An environmental activist dressed in an eggplant costume lies in front of other protesters during a rally against genetically-modified organisms (GMO) outside the Department of Agriculture in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila.

Indian boys search for plastic bags on the banks of the River Ganges to clean the river on World Environment Day in Allahabad.
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Indian boys search for plastic bags on the banks of the River Ganges to clean the river on World Environment Day in Allahabad.

India`s National Cadet Corps school students plant saplings during a tree plantation drive organized by the Indian army on World Environment Day in Bangalore.
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India`s National Cadet Corps school students plant saplings during a tree plantation drive organized by the Indian army on World Environment Day in Bangalore.