International Day for Biological Diversity.

May 22, 2020

International Day for Biological Diversity

 

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Today, May 22nd, marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. The day was started by the United Nations in 1993 to promote biological diversity issues, initially being held on December 29th and then moving to May 22nd in 2000 to commemorate the adoption of the convention at the Rio Earth Summit. To learn more, please check out this bulletin at the United Nations website:

https://www.un.org/en/observances/biological-diversity-day