List of years in the environment


This is a list of years in the environment. The subjects relate to environmental law, conservation, environmentalism and environmental issues.

Some of the more notable events are listed here with a full list on the respective pages.
List of years in the environment (table)

List of years


1920s

1940s

1950s

1960s

  • 1962 - Silent Spring, the widely acclaimed book by Rachel Carson which documented the effects of indiscriminate use of pesticides, is published.
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1965
  • 1968
  • 1969

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

- 2010 is declared to be the International Year of Biodiversity by the United Nations General Assembly.
- The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico flows unabated for three months.

2020s

See also