Srinagar, Jun 05: On World Environment Day, which is observed on 5 June every year, Chairman Committee on Environment and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami urged everyone to “cherish the planet that protect us”. He said that without a healthy environment we can’t build prosperity. We all have a role to play in protecting nature.”
He said that World Environment Day is organised around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2017 is ‘Connecting people to nature, encouraging them to get outdoors and appreciate the beauty of the planet in a bid to show them the importance of protecting environment for future generation.
In recent decades scientific advances and growing environmental problems have make us understand the countess ways in which nature systems support our prosperity and well being.
On this day let us pledge to preserve nature and clean up the planet. (KNS)