National Wildlife Week

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The national Wildlife Week is being celebrated across the country from October 2 to October 8.

Important facts

  • This year, India is celebrating the 68th edition of Wildlife Week. 

  • Its objective is to spread the message of protecting and preserving India's flora and fauna.

  • During Wildlife Week in India, environmentalists and conservationists organize workshops to help people understand the importance of protecting wildlife.

  • Several awareness raising activities are also organized during this week.

  • In 1952, the Wildlife Board of India conceived the concept of Wildlife Week to create awareness about the long-term goals of protecting India's wildlife.

  • On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly declared 3 March as World Wildlife Day.

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