World Wildlife Day : Theme, quotes, Conservation and important points
“The Greatness of nation can be judged by the way it’s animals are treated “
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Every year March 3 is celebrated as World Wildlife Day to raise the awareness of issues that impact wildlife.
World Wildlife Day will be celebrated in 2021 , under the theme ” Forests and Livelihoods : sustaining people and planet “.
Wildlife plays an important role in balancing the environment and provides a stability to to different processes of nature.
Wildlife and nature have been largely associated with humans for emotional and social reasons.
The United Nations General Assembly ( UNGA ) on December 20 , 2013 at it’s 68th session, decided to proclaim March 3 , the day of the adoption of the convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild flora and fauna, as world wildlife day.
The day highlights the issues :
- Destruction of wildlife habitat
- The ways that humans con contribute to conservation efforts
World wildlife day is proposed by Thailand.
Wildlife helps in maintaining ecological balance of nature and maintains food chain but most of the species are endangered.
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In accordance to protect wildlife the government of India established a system of National Parks and protected areas in 1935.
In 1972, India enacted the wildlife protection Act and project tiger to boost wildlife’s protection.
“ Born a wildlife warrior ,die a wildlife warrior “