International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May

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International-Day-for-Biological-Diversity---22-MayThe International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on 22 May and aims to increase understanding of Earth's diverse ecosystems and encourage conservation.

An Overview of the News

  • Emphasises the importance of biodiversity and the need to protect and regenerate it.

  • The theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2023 is: "Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity".

  • The United Nations designated 22 May as the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) to promote understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Importance of International Day for Biological Diversity:

  • Demonstrates the important role of biodiversity in sustaining life on earth.

  • Encompasses plants, animals, microorganisms and ecosystems.

  • Provides essential services such as pollination, nutrient recycling, water purification and climate regulation.

  • Have cultural, aesthetic and economic value, support livelihoods and contribute to sustainable progress.

Important Days and Themes 2023

March 3rd, 2023 - World Wildlife day - Theme:   “Partnerships for wildlife conservation”

March 22nd, 2023 - World Water Day - Theme: “Accelerating the change to solve the water and sanitation crisis.”

February 2nd, 2023 - World Wetlands Day - Theme: “It's Time for Wetlands Restoration”

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