World Wildlife Day

March 3 was declared World Wildlife Day in commemoration of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES.)

Its aim is to ensure that international trade of animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species in the wild. It offers varying degrees of protection to more than 35,000 species of animals and plants.

Learn more here.

The 2021 theme is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet.”

Disclaimer: The information on this website is accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time of writing. I make no guarantee as to its accuracy. Its purpose is to inform, educate, amuse, and raise awareness about causes and opportunities around the globe. I also encourage civil debate in the comments.

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