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World Environment Day: Let’s reaffirm our commitment to restoring Earth

It is essential that we wisely manage nature and ensure equitable access to its services, especially for the most vulnerable people and communities. More than three billion people are affected by degraded ecosystems. Pollution causes some nine million premature deaths each year, and more than one million plant and animal species risk extinction – many within decades, according to the UN chief.



Girls paint their faces with the message of saving the environment, on the eve of the World Environment Day in Nagpur
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Girls paint their faces with the message of saving the environment, on the eve of the World Environment Day in Nagpur
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Ragpickers collect reusable items as greater adjutant storks perch at the Boragaon garbage dumping site, on the eve of World Environment Day in Guwahati
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Ragpickers collect reusable items as greater adjutant storks perch at the Boragaon garbage dumping site, on the eve of World Environment Day in Guwahati
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People with disabilities participate in an awareness campaign to protect the rivers, on the eve of World Environment Day in Calcutta
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People with disabilities participate in an awareness campaign to protect the rivers, on the eve of World Environment Day in Calcutta
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Ragpickers collect reusable items as cows search for food at the Boragaon garbage dumping site in Guwahati
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Ragpickers collect reusable items as cows search for food at the Boragaon garbage dumping site in Guwahati
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Rosy Pelicans fly above a pond to catch fishes, at a zoo in New Delhi
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Rosy Pelicans fly above a pond to catch fishes, at a zoo in New Delhi
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Rag-picker collects waste plastic bottles on the eve of World Environment Day in Prayagraj
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Rag-picker collects waste plastic bottles on the eve of World Environment Day in Prayagraj
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Man takes selfie with a monkey eating an ice cream, on the eve of World Environment Day in New Delhi
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Man takes selfie with a monkey eating an ice cream, on the eve of World Environment Day in New Delhi
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Ragpickers collect reusable items from a garbage dumping site in Hyderabad
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Ragpickers collect reusable items from a garbage dumping site in Hyderabad
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Pair of leopards rest inside their enclosure on a hot summer day at a zoo in New Delhi
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Pair of leopards rest inside their enclosure on a hot summer day at a zoo in New Delhi
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