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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Crete, Greece, June 16, 2019 --(PR.com)-- On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity, Creta Maris Beach Resort' Green Team organized a series of events during the last week of May, aiming to inform the resort's guests about Creta Maris' multi-level initiatives on environmental protection and the "We do local" standard.
The event highlighted two important global celebrations: the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22 and World Environment Day on June 5.
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In the observance of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Wednesday called for stronger action to address the rapid and steady decline of biodiversity that are essential for food and agriculture.
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QNA Doha Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), marks the International Day for Biological Diversity which falls on May 22 each year.
RIYADH: The Saudi Wildlife Authority joined the world as it celebrated the annual International Day for Biological Diversity, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Qatar marks International Day for Biological Diversity

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