If you are organising an event to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity, we encourage you to share your activities with us and everyone in your country. If you wish to see the information below in your official language, please send us a translation (.doc or .pdf) at iyb2010@cbd.int.

If you have videos and photos of your celebrations of the International Year of Biodiversity, please send them to us!


Tonga: View the country profile

National Celebrations

IYB Celebrations in Tonga
During the month of June 2010, there’s has been many activities relating to the International Year of Biodiversity. Many activities included visits to primary schools to speak about biodiversity. They have also organized tree-planting ceremonies during the school visits. Also, during “Open Day,” many IYB displays were featured in the capital of Nuku'alofa. Finally, during “World Environment Day,” they have organized a tree plantation ceremony as well.
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