Wildlife is very important for the balance of the ecosystem
World Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on 3 March to make people aware of the disappearing flora and fauna species around the world. On this special day, governments around the world organize various awareness campaigns for the protection of wildlife.
In view of such plight of animals and plants, the United Nations General Assembly in the 68th session on 20 December 2013 announced the adoption of 03 March as ‘World Wildlife Day’.
The International Convention on the Trade in Endangered Wildlife and Plants was adopted on 3 March. For the first time in the year 1872, the Wild Elephant Preservation Act (Wild Elephant Preservation Act) was passed to prevent the extinction of wildlife.
Why is World Wildlife Day celebrated?
The main purpose of celebrating this day is to make people aware about the protection of wildlife and endangered species of flora around the world.
It has to be well understood that in order to maintain the biodiversity on the earth, it is most important and important that we maintain the harmony of the environmental condition of the earth.
World Wildlife Day 2024 Theme
- Theme 2024 is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and the Planet”. ( “Forest and livelihoods sustaining people and planet” ) was laid.
- In the year 2020, its theme was “Sustaining all life on earth”.
- In the year 2019, the theme “Life below water: for people and planet” was kept.
- In the year 2018, “Big cats – predators under threat” was placed.
- In the year 2017, “Listen to the young voices” was kept.
- In 2016 “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, a sub-theme was “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, with a sub-theme “The future of elephants is in our hands”. hands) were placed.
- In 2015, the theme was “It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime”.
Marine life under extreme pressure
According to a report, at present, marine life is under extreme pressure. They have been greatly affected by climate change and pollution. Coastal species are on the verge of extinction and are being over-exploited. One third of commercial fish stocks have been exhausted because the fish are continuously caught. On the other hand, many other species, from large seabirds to turtles, are threatened by non-sustainable use of ocean resources.