International Day for Biological Diversity


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Biological Diversity, International Day for

May 22
In 1994 the United Nations declared December 29 International Day for Biological Diversity. In the year 2000 they changed the date to May 22 in order to draw more attention to the observance. They also wished to honor the May 22, 2000, signing of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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Davao City - The province of Davao Oriental recently joined the United Nations' (UN) International Day for Biological Diversity that was recently held at the Subangan Provincial Museum with the aim of raising among its constituents the awareness of protecting biodiversity.
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On May, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a photo exhibition, aptly themed Biodiversity and Water, in celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity.

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