World Habitat Day 2022: October 3 - History, Theme, Significance, Quotes

World Habitat Day 2022: Home environment for plants, animals or other organisms is known as habitat. The world habitat is derived from Latin. Habitat is a natural environment for organisms to grow and live. According to ecology, habitat is referred to as the place or area which includes the resources, physical and biotic factors which support the survival and reproduction of a particular species. The physical factors may be soil, moisture, temperature, and light. The habitat is differ  for different species. Due to the environment change, the  habitat may change.  World Habitat Day is observed on the first Monday of October of every year. This year the World Habitat Day is celebrated on the 3rd October of every year. Let’s see the History, Theme, Significance, Quotes for the World Habitat Day.

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World Habitat Day 2022: History

  • In 1985, The UN General Assembly adopted resolution 40/202, and established World Habitat Day on the first Monday of October.
  • Since 1986, World Habitat Day has been celebrated on the First Monday of October of every year. 
  • This day is a global observance day, so every year it is held in different countries along with some specific theme. It was first celebrated in Nairobi, Kenya in the year of 1986 along with the theme “Shelter is my right”.

World Habitat Day 2022: Theme

  • Every year World Habitat Day is celebrated with some special theme in different countries. So, this year, World Habitat Day 2022 is celebrated in Balikesir, Turkiye with the theme of “Mind the Gap. Leave No One and No Place Behind”. 

World Habitat Day 2022: Significance

  • World Habitat Day is observed in order to remind people about their responsibility to maintain the future of our habitats.
  • This day is observed in many countries to remember the problems of urbanisation and its effect on human poverty.
  • On this day we can create some awareness about how the people were affected without the habitat. And we should help them and we must protect our habitat.
  • We can voluntarily join with Habitat in our community and around the world. On this day we should raise our voice to help people in need of Habitat.

World Habitat Day 2022: Quotes

Here we give some quotes related to the World Habitat Day,

  • “Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.”
  • “Our work seeks to focus attention on the necessity of developing security for the global village, meeting its need for clean air, water, food and a healthy habitat, as well as fostering clarity of vision on cooperation and development.”
  • “The current massive degradation of habitat and extinction of species is taking place on a catastrophically short timescale, and their effects will fundamentally reset the future evolution of the planet’s biota.”

World Habitat Day 2022: FAQs

Q: Who established World Habitat Day?

A: World Habitat Day was established by the UN General Assembly.

Q: What is the theme of the World Habitat Day 2022?

A: The theme of the World Habitat Day 2022 is “Mind the Gap. Leave No One and No Place Behind”. 

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