22nd May—International Biodiversity Day

4 05 2011

International Year of Forests

This year, 2011, is the International Year of Forests. Forests are home to 80 per cent of our land animals and plants. They are essential to people, providing resources, homes, and clean air and water.

Biodiversity Day – 22 May 2011

This year the International Day for Biological Diversity will celebrate forest biodiversity. Find out more about why forests are so important for all our lives and how we can conserve them.

You can find out more about the UN Decade on Biodiversity and how to get engaged with Biodiversity Day at the Decade on Biodiversity website http://www.decadeonbiodiversity.net




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