World Giraffe Day

Poster: Giraffe in Downtown Las Vegas (Some rights reserved) World Giraffe Day – giraffeconservation.org – is an annual event initiated by Giraffe Conservation Foundation (@Save_Giraffe) to celebrate the longest-necked animal on June 21, the longest day or night of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live). Hashtags: #WorldGiraffeDay, #DiaMundialdelaJirafa This annual event creates awareness, raises …

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Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com showcases cultural and environmental markers, campaigns, and celebrations around the globe. Here is our calendar for June with links to World Environment Day, Solstice, World Oceans Day, World Giraffe Day, World Bicycle Day, World Albatross Day, National Day of Sweden, Mabo Day, and Juneteenth. EventsJune 3 Mabo Day (Australia) June 3 World …

Mabo Day

Photo: Mike Coghan, Two Nations (Some rights reserved) Australia – June 3 is Mabo Day which marks the anniversary of the landmark decision of the High Court of Australia that overturned the legal fiction of terra nullius. The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC. It celebrates and …

National Trails Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) The first Saturday in June is National Trails Day in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalTrailsDay BackgroundTaking place on the first Saturday in June, National Trails Day is a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. Thousands of hikers, bikers, rowers, horseback riders, trail clubs, federal …