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June 5 - The Environmentalist Day

June 5, Russian environmentalists said the first time their professional holiday - The Environmentalist's Day, who officially installed Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, dated 21 July 2007.

Date of a new professional holiday coincides with World Environment Day, celebrated in accordance with the decision of the UN General Assembly in 1973, more than a hundred countries of the world.

On this day, the Public Chamber Commission on Environmental Policy and the Center for Environmental Policy and Culture, held a special enlarged meeting involving leaders of the Russian environmental movement and government departments dealing with environmental issues.

June 5, the newly elected President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev will be sought treatment Public Chamber of Russia, in which members of the Public Chamber are asked to transform the head of state next year professional holiday - The Environmentalist's Day at the national - Day of Nature Russia.