As the capital and major cities are suffering from great deal of air pollution, Nepal celebrated 47th World Environment Day 2019 with the theme “Beat the Air Pollution” on June 5 2019 with various events across the nation.
The annual major event was organized at Jwalakhel Ground organized by NTNC- Central Zoo in coordination with BCN, IUCN, NTNC, WWF, Lalitpur Metropolitan and ZSL Nepal. The event began with rally attended by students from different schools and colleges, representatives of government officials and environment conservation organizations. Veteran Culture expert and Litterateur Satya Mohan Joshi graced the event as the chief guest where schools and students were awarded for their active participation and best works in arts & Literature. One the very occasion the poster of “Wood Snipe” published with an aim to aware people about the status of the species and its conservation was launched by the honorable chief guest. Recently crowned Miss Nepal and first and second runner up lead the mass of 1000 in oath ceremony to show their commitments in environment conservation and reduction of air pollution.
BCN also organized and participated several events in other places such as Ghodaghodi and Dang. Krishna Bhusal, Vulture Conservation Program Officer gave presentation on decade long efforts on Vultures Conservation in Nepal at an event organized at British Council, Lainchaur Nepal.