World Rainforest Day 2024: Know Date, History, Significance And Others

(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) World Rainforest Day, observed on June 22, aims to protect, preserve, and conserve rainforests for future generations. Founded by the Rainforest Partnership in 2017, this day highlights the ecological benefits of rainforests, including climate regulation, biodiversity support, and resource provision, while promoting global efforts for their protection and restoration

World Rainforest Day 2024: Know date, history, significance and others

World Rainforest Day promotes rainforest conservation, highlighting their ecological benefits. Founded in 2017, it emphasizes global efforts to protect, restore ecosystems

Observance and Purpose

World Rainforest Day, celebrated annually on June 22, aims to protect, preserve, and conserve rainforests. It highlights their ecological benefits, including climate regulation

Historical Origins

The day was first observed in 2017 by Rainforest Partnership, a non-profit organization. It was established to emphasize need for collective action to protect, restore rainforests

Annual Summit

Between 2021 and 2023, the World Rainforest Day Summit was hosted, involving 105 organizations from 77 countries. It fostered knowledge exchange and community building

2024 Pledge Program

The World Rainforest Day pledge program will launch, encouraging immediate action across all sectors to protect rainforests, combat climate change

Climate Regulation

Rainforests play crucial role in climate regulation, carbon sequestration. They release water vapor, forming atmospheric rivers that transport moisture, influence weather patterns

Medicinal and Daily Necessities

Rainforests are known as living pharmacies, offering unexplored biodiversity that is vital for developing new medicines. They also provide daily necessities like coffee, spices

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon, world's largest tropical rainforest, is often called the lungs of the planet. It generates around 20% of the Earth's oxygen, stores significant amounts of Co2


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