Events organized on the occasion of the International Year of Biodiversity and International Day for Biological Diversity 2010 (pdf document).
On 3 June, in the town of Senec several scientists, students and locals participated in a day of exploration through the forest. This forest has been a victim of deforestation and the number of trees in the region has dropped substantially over the years. The Comenius University in Bratislava and a local museum organized the International Day for Biodiversity event to educate local children about the importance of saving the forests in the region. These forests also provide a refuge for many endangered species in the area, as well as providing a recreational space for locals. Read more.