World Environment Day

Last Updated on 07.06.2017



ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June, 2017. In recent advances, various environmental problems like climate change, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, pollution etc. are posing major threat to our environment. The main aim of the celebration was to create awareness regarding importance of environment in our lives. The theme for world Environment Day 2017 was "Connecting people to nature". Theme based Rangoli was made by CIFRI staff depicting the role of organisms and their interaction in the ecosystem.

ICAR-CIFRI contributed to World Environment Day by creating awareness through onboard campaign on Hooghly River. The campaign was led by Dr. B.K.Das Director, ICAR-CIFRI. In his remarks, Dr. Das call upon to protect environment and explained that ecosystems are essential to human life as it provides goods and services upon which human welfare depends, which includes everything from clean air and water to food and fuel. All CIFRI staff participated in the campaign. The programme ended with tree plantation in the CIFRI residential and office campus.



World Environment Day onboard campaign on Hooghly River

World Environment Day onboard campaign on Hooghly River

Connecting people to nature

Connecting people to nature

World Environment Day

World Environment Day