On World Environment Day (June 5), a slew of Bollywood actors including Dia Mirza, Hema Malini, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Ajay Devgn urged everyone to protect Mother Earth.
Dia Mirza, who is also the Goodwill Ambassador for UNEP (United Nations Environment Programmes), took to Twitter and called on everyone to be part of Generation Restoration.
“We can all be part of the Restoration Generation – just a click away – by cleaning up urban spaces. Take action today, join the Restoration Generation. My action is to green urban spaces! Plant more plants and trees. native trees. Be part of Generation Restoration, this World Environment Day and every day. Identify the action you would like to take, take action and share it with us,” she tweeted.
Taking to Instagram, Kareena posted a video of her eldest son Taimur playing on a beach. “Protect, care and love #WorldEnvironmentDay,” Kareena captioned the clip.
Shilpa Shetty asked everyone to treat Mother Earth with respect.
“Having us all indoors has helped the rest of the ecosystem find some balance over the past year. But, even as we return to the ‘old normal’, we need to remember to treat Mother Nature with respect,” she wrote.
“Let’s collectively learn to take the initiative without being told. Even if you can’t personally plant trees, participate in conversations that need voices to amplify the message. Learn about how each individual can help in #Ecosystem Restoration,” added Shilpa.
Occasionally, Raveena Tandon hopes to breathe clean air all the time.
“I pray for a healthy breathing India free from pollution and pandemics. Join me in pledging to help India breathe healthy again. This World Environment Day brings new hope for a good health and clean air in all our lungs. Let’s make #IndiaBreatheHealthy,” she wrote on Instagram.
Wishing everyone a happy World Environment Day, Ajay Devgn chose to share a photo of himself meditating against the backdrop of green mountains.
“Mind – some answers lie on the ‘inner net,'” he wrote.
Shraddha Kapoor is extremely “grateful” to Mother Nature. She has always spoken out in terms of environmental protection and animal rights. Remember how she protested the cutting down of Aarey Forest in Mumbai?
On World Environment Day, she posted a photo of the plants kept at her home.
Veteran actor and BJP minister Hema Malini urged everyone to plant more trees.
“World Environment Day! We can do so much to improve the things around us! Let’s plant trees to replace all those who have been cut down senselessly in the name of progress. Let this be an ongoing process. Let’s clear our minds too petty anger and resentment in an effort to clear the mood,” she tweeted.
A few days ago, the Hema inaugurated a planting campaign launched by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Madhuri Dixit Nene is committed to “nurturing nature for a better future”.
Sara Ali Khan tried to make her fans laugh with her iconic rhyming poems.
“Namaste Darshako Happy World Environment Day. Thank you Mother Nature for the air we breathe, the water we drink, the land we live on and the life we lead. I truly hope we can all have more gratitude, respect and appreciation for the planet we live in,” she posted.
Kriti Sanon’s message for World Environment Day is quite brief but powerful.
“It’s not yours or mine. It’s ours so let’s protect it,” she posted on Instagram.
World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year. It offers a global platform to inspire positive change in the environment. It also pushes individuals to think about what they are consuming from the ecosystem and gives them a chance to build a greener future.
The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is Reinvent. Recreate. Restore, because 2021 marks the start of the United Nations Decade of Ecosystem Restoration.