21 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
International Day of Forests was first observed in 2012. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • International Day of Forests is observed every year on March 21
  • The day is a reminder for all about the value of forests 
  • The theme for this year is "Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being"

21 March.Ottawa, ON, Canada
The Conservatives Party currently controls 120/338 seats in the House of Commons. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • 54% of delegates at a virtual policy conference voted not to recognise climate change as real
  • The resolution aimed at placing  responsibility on "highly polluting" companies
  • PM Justin Trudeau's government imposed a carbon tax in 2019 to curb pollution

17 March.Nuuk, Greenland
This melting of ice has made Greenland the largest single contributor to rising sea levels. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • It is also a red flag for the accelerating impact of climate change
  • "Our findings tell us the Greenland ice sheet is vulnerable," said a geologist
  • In 2019, Greenland cast off more than half-a-trillion tonnes of ice and meltwater