06 • June • Junio

Photo: NASA Astronaut From World Environment Day to Matariki, here is our calendar for June with links to the Solstice, World Oceans Day and International Surfing Day. Events June 3 Mabo Day Mabo Day June 5 World Environment Day World Environment Day June 6 National Day of Sweden Sveriges Nationaldag (National Day of Sweden) June 8 World Oceans Day World Oceans Day June 8-11 Re-enactment of Cook’s Landing Cooktown, Queensland – …

Mabo Day

Photo: Mike Coghan, Two Nations Australia – June 3 is Mabo Day which marks the anniversary of the landmark decision of the High Court of Australia that overturned the legal fiction of terra nullius. The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC. It celebrates and pays tribute to …

National Trails Day

Poster The first Saturday in June is National Trails Day in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalTrailsDay Background Taking place on the first Saturday in June, National Trails Day is a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. Thousands of hikers, bikers, rowers, horseback riders, trail clubs, federal and local agencies, land trusts, and …

World Giraffe Day

Poster: Giraffe in Downtown Las Vegas World Giraffe Day – giraffeconservation.org/world-giraffe-day – is an annual event initiated by Giraffe Conservation Foundation (@Save_Giraffe) to celebrate the longest-necked animal on June 21, the longest day or night of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live). This annual event creates awareness, raises support and sheds light on the …