Posts Tagged ‘Awareness Days’

World Oceans Day

June 6, 2011

Wednesday marks World Oceans Day, an initiative by the World Ocean Network and the Ocean Project. The aims of this day are mainly to help preserve the oceans and show the impact of human activity on them:

http://www.worldoceannetwork.org/EN/page-AGIR_ENSEMBLE-Journ__e_Mondiale_de_l_Oc__an-5-20.htm

http://worldoceansday.org/

Parkinson’s Disease Day

April 11, 2011

Today is Parkinson’s Disease Day which marks the beginning of Parkinson’s Disease Week. Here is the Parkinson’s Disease UK website with more information:

http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/

Safer Internet Day

February 9, 2010

Today is Safer Internet Day, an event supported across Europe that encourages safer use of the Internet:

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/saferinternetdayuk/

The theme this year is ‘Think Before you Post’. This is a good message to have and we try to encourage this… unless you want to write nice things to us, in which case don’t waste time thinking about it – just send them in!

World Arthritis Day

October 12, 2009

Today is World Arthritis Day. Every year the European League Against Rheumatism looks at a different aspect of living with arthritis. You can find out more here:

http://www.worldarthritisday.org/

International Noise Awarness Day

April 29, 2009

Today is the Center for Hearing and Communication’s International Noise Awareness Day which shows the potentially damaging effects noise can have on hearing. Here is the link for more information:

http://www.lhh.org/noise/

For those of you who like to dance whether it be twisting, jiving, traditional dances, tap or to do the fandango you may be interested to learn that today is also the International Dance Council’s Dance Day. The International Dance Council is within UNESCO and represents the art of dance across the world:

http://www.cid-unesco.org/_site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108&Itemid=71

World Maths Day

March 4, 2009

Today is World Maths Day. A day where you can add to your mathematical knowledge, multiply your numerical skills and share them among friends and colleagues:

http://www.worldmathsday.com/