WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

Wild dolphin family © Jim Capaldi

 

Wild dolphin family © Jim Capaldi

On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.

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wild monkey in New Delhi
wild monkey in New Delhi

 

See more at:

http://www.cites.org/eng/news/pr/2013/20131223_world-wildlife-day.php

CITES Secretariat International Environment House 11 Chemin des Anémones CH-1219 Châtelaine, Geneva Switzerland

info@cites.org

For a specifically European perspective on wild creatures and the environment, please see this very interesting web site:

www.rewildingeurope.com

European_otter

European Otter

Seals on Bardsey Island
Seals on Bardsey Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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