Celebrating World Wildlife Day 2023: Know its history, theme and significance
World Wildlife Day is an annual global event that is celebrated on March 3rd every year to raise awareness about the importance of protecting wildlife and their habitats. The day was officially declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, with the aim of promoting the conservation and sustainable use of wildlife and natural resources.
The history of World Wildlife Day can be traced back to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which was signed in Washington, D.C. in 1973. CITES is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that the international trade of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
The theme for World Wildlife Day changes every year, with a focus on different aspects of wildlife conservation and protection. Some past themes have included "Big cats: predators under threat", "Sustaining all life on earth", and "Forests and livelihoods: sustaining people and planet".
World Wildlife Day will be celebrated in 2023 under the theme "Partnerships for wildlife conservation", honoring the people who are making a difference.
World Wildlife Day is to promote awareness about the importance of preserving biodiversity and protecting wildlife from threats such as habitat loss, poaching, and illegal wildlife trade. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the beauty and diversity of the natural world and to recognize the crucial role that wildlife plays in maintaining ecological balance and providing important ecosystem services.
World Wildlife Day is celebrated by various organizations and individuals around the world through educational and awareness-raising events, social media campaigns, and community-based initiatives. It is an important day for promoting global cooperation in the conservation of wildlife and natural resources.
Lets celebrate World Wildlife Day. It is our duty to do good to wildlife and save them for the planet.
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