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World Seagrass Day

Healthy seagrass, healthy planet In May 2022, the General Assembly adopted A/RES/76/265 proclaiming 1 March as World Seagrass Day. The resolution highlights the urgent need to raise awareness at all levels and...

World Wildlife Day

Online Event accessed through CITES YouTube Channel The incalculable value of wildlife Billions of people, in developed and developing nations, benefit daily from the use of wild species for food,...

World Wildlife Day

The incalculable value of wildlife Billions of people, in developed and developing nations, benefit daily from the use of wild species for food, energy, materials, medicine, recreation, inspiration and many...

International Day of Forests

Background The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012 to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. Countries are encouraged...

World Water Day

Key messages for World Water Day 2024 Water can create peace or spark conflict. When water is scarce or polluted, or when people struggle for access, tensions can rise. By...

International Mother Earth Day

When Mother Earth sends us a message Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and...

World Tuna Day

Is your tuna sustainable? Canned tuna has been a great ally in our pantries during the pandemic. But, regardless of the market exceptionalities caused by the pandemic, we cannot ignore...

International Day of Argania

The multifaceted argan tree The argan tree (Argania spinosa) is a native species of the sub-Saharan region of Morocco, in the southwest of the country, which grows in arid and...

International Day of Plant Health

Plants are life – we depend on them for 80 percent of the food we eat and 98 percent of the oxygen we breathe. But international travel and trade has been...

International Day for Biological Diversity

From agreement to action: build back biodiversity As the global community is called to re-examine our relationship to the natural world, one thing is certain: despite all our technological advances...