In addition to the six notified recently, Goa will soon get seven more wetlands, enviornment minister Nilesh Cabral said on Sunday, during celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity by the Goa state biodiversity board (GSBB).
The United Nations had proclaimed the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, December 29 (the date of entry into force of the Convention o ...
Biological diversity is the fulcrum of the earth’s life. Without it, there is nothing on this planet that can be considered living, including human beings. As the world is facing numerous challenges in the present times and is exposed to impending catastrophes, it has become imperative that the ...
The world marks International Day for Biological Diversity today, 22 May. Adopted in December 2000 by the UN General Assembly, the day aims to raise awareness about ongoing biodiversity issues, while also generating more understanding of the challenges required to sustain the planet's abundant f ...
Footage from the Yamuna Biodiversity park in New Delhi, India shows the plants and animals at the park as the world observes the ‘International Day for Biological Diversity’ on Sunday, May 22.
The International Day for Biological Diversity was celebrated worldwide to increase understanding and awareness of Biodiversity issues.
Three-quarters of the land-based environment and about 66% of the marine environment have been significantly altered by human actions. On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urged to end the ‘senseless and destructive war against nature’.
Biodiversity refers to various life forms found in all spheres, land, air, and water, on Earth. But due to human interference and industries, we are seeing a loss of biodiversity on a rapid scale. With various environmental organisations such as UNEP at work, it is vital for us to enact solution ...
May 22 is observed as International Day for Biological Diversity. This day aims at spreading awareness about all life, no matter how small, on earth.
As the world commemorates International Biodiversity Day, TRAFFIC urges governments to finalize the global goals and targets to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity which are under development for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.
The United Nations (UN) has proclaimed May 22 as The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.
Sustainability now is the new developmental paradigm. Unlike the past, when development aimed only at raising the quality of life of only present generation, sustainable development aims at raising the quality of present generation without compromising with the future generations. Sustainable de ...
We are familiar with the word biodiversity, though it is used less in comparison with words like nature or environment. Biodiversity or biological diversity is the variety and variability of life on the Earth.
Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. To mark it, PM is launching its new, overarching biodiversity campaign, HUMANATURE. The campaign will highlight humankind’s relationship with nature and the adverse impact of our growing numbers on it.
Sunday marks the International Day for Biological Diversity with the theme of "Building a shared future for all life." The slogan was chosen to continue building momentum and support for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework expected to be adopted at the upcoming second phase of 15th meeti ...
Like every year, Odisha Biodiversity Board celebrated the “International Day for Biological Diversity” in a befitting manner on Sunday in the Institute on Management of Agricultural Extension (IMAGE), at Siripur, Bhubaneswar.
On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity, a marathon was organised in the Jashpur Nagar to create awareness among the masses for preserving biodiveristy in tribal areas of the district.
Тhе Тоlеdо Іnѕtіtutе fоr Dеvеlорmеnt аnd Еnvіrоnmеnt (ТІDЕ), оn thе оbѕеrvаnсе оf Іntеrnаtіоnаl Віоdіvеrѕіtу Dау, hіghlіghtеd іtѕ сhаllеngеѕ wіth іnсrеаѕіng thе рорulаtіоn оf уеllоwhеаd раrrоtѕ (YНР) іn Belize.
The continued loss of species on our planet will have grave consequences. But Israel is trying to curb that. According to the United Nations biodiversity, or biological diversity, is the variability among living organisms from all sources, including terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosyst ...
Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) held an exhibition of wildlife-themed coins, stamps, and postal covers today at Top Slip to commemorate the International Day for Biological Diversity. M.G. Ganesan, Deputy Director of ATR, stated that the exhibition drew over 1,000 visitors who were eager to learn a ...
As many as 35 species of birds were spotted at Van Vihar National Park in the city on Sunday morning. The birds included Chestnut-tailed Starling, Common Iora, Purple Sunbird, Rose Ringed Parakeet, Pond Heron, Woodpecker, Coppersmith Barbet, Black Drongo, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Grey Hornbill, Shikr ...
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate change Bhupender Yadav inaugurated Biological Diversity Exhibition at Chennai Kalaivanar Arangam on Sunday during the International Day of Biological Diversity (IDB) celebrations.
On the occasion of the International Day for Biodiversity, the Deputy Minister of Environment and Agriculture, Solomon Pavliashvili, awarded the winners of the photo contest “Biodiversity in My Lens”.
Sabah hopes that the revival to preserve and utilise native seeds could go towards preventing useful plants from becoming extinct. Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Dr Jeffrey Kitingan said the programme, which is being held for the second year in conjunction with Kaamatan or harvest festiv ...
To mark the International Day for Biological Diversity, today, in full fervour, some college students and community groups are actively working towards safeguarding Mother Earth by creating awareness through social media and Nature walks.
May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is regarded as a solution to multiple challenges, offering nature-based solutions to climate change, health issues, food and water security, issues on health, and the need for sustainable livelihoods.
Dehradun: Uttarakhand observed the "International Day for Biodiversity" on Sunday. Various government institutions and social organisations marked the day with their own events. At the Forest Research Institute, birdwatching and botanisation programmes were conducted for young scientists, resear ...
“When we grow or save one tree, we give life to almost 20 species. We are also planning to make seed balls and plant them along Barwaha Road and several other places in the city. Last year we planted seeds in an area near Jam Gate and in a jungle along the Maheshwar Road,” said Parulekar.
Department of Environmental Sciences in collaboration with Eco Club, Govt. Degree College, Bhaderwah organised a webinar on the topic _“Biodiversity of Chenab Basin”_ to commemorate “International Biological Diversity-2022 in order to raise awareness about the life forms facing threat of extinction.
Under the slogan “Building a shared future for all life,” Egypt celebrated the World Day for Biological Diversity 2022, on May 22, on the social media platforms of the Ministry of Environment, by presenting a number of videos and posts to raise awareness of biological diversity and its importanc ...
This year’s slogan of the International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated on May 22nd is Building a shared future for all life. Despite all the technological advances of mankind, the availability of water, food, medicine, and energy depends entirely on the healthy and vital ecosystems of t ...
The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) closes today, 20 May 2022.
Have you ever thought about what the world would be like if animals and plants all disappeared? No lions galloping on grassland. No birds flying freely in the sky. No dolphins jumping out of water. No living creatures. The world would lose its infinite palette.
The need to accommodate local biodiversity is pressing. Indigenous trees not only need much less care and can thrive without pesticides, but they also attract local fauna making up an ecosystem that supports varied species
Ever since 2002, the United Nations has proclaimed May 22 to be The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) in order to increase the understanding, as well as the awareness of biodiversity issues.
Research by University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD graduate Dr Gabriella Leighton and colleagues has shown that organochlorine pollutants along Cape Town’s peri-urban fringes are present in concerningly high concentrations in the body tissue of the city’s caracals (or rooikat).
Vietnam is joining common efforts to restore the ecosystems in response to International Day for Biological Diversity 2022 themed “Building a shared future for all life”.
Sunday (22 May) is the UN’s International Day for Biological Diversity. To mark the occasion, edie is highlighting six nature restoration and protection initiatives to have received support from the private sector this season.
A Food exhibition is being organised in the city to mark the International Biodiversity Day (IBD) on May 22. The exhibition, organised by National Biodiversity Authority at the Kalaivanar Arangam, will be open to public from 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm, National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) Chairman Dr.V ...
The Revised Nagaland State Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan (NSBSAP) was launched by Minister for Forests, Environment & Climate Change YM Yollow Konyak on Friday during the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2022.
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The International Day for Biological Diversity is day sanctioned by the United Nations for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is observed on May 22.
The Living Bridge of Meghalaya documents the story of the indigenous Khasi people who trained the living aerial roots of the Indian rubber fig tree to serve as bridges. These living root bridges crisscross rivers that swell in violent monsoons, which would likely wash away any other form of bridge.
This week is National Biodiversity week in Ireland and the National Biodiversity Data Centre want us to celebrate and help protect our biodiversity. There is a lot going on, from counting hedgehogs to celebrating hedgerows!
Ahead of the International Day for Biodiversity on 22 May, Elizabeth Mrema, the Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, speaks about the interlinkages between climate change and biodiversity loss.
The topic of this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity is “building a shared future for all life”. It celebrates all the efforts to bend the curve of biodiversity loss at a time when biodiversity is declining faster than ever in human history.
The Biodiversity Day 2022 theme is “Building a shared future for all life” to continue building momentum and support for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework to be adopted at the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference #COP15.
We will be celebrating three very important nature-related events in the upcoming days – the European Natura 2000 Day (21 May), the International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May), and the European Day of Parks (24 May).
INTERNATIONAL Biodiversity Day is observed on May 22 every year and the day is important in raising awareness about biodiversity and in deciding what to do about it. The day falls under the UN Sustainable Development Goals of the post-2015 development agenda.
Sunday, 22 May 2022 is International Day for Biological Diversity, focused on highlighting the importance of biodiversity, especially for a sustainable future. For Biodiversity Day this year, the campaign is highlighting 22 actions that businesses and citizens can do to protect biodiversity.