Tag Archives: International Day for Biological Diversity

On Sunday May 22, the international community marks an important day but unfortunately not many people are aware of its deep significance. The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.  In December 2000, the UN General Assembly adopted May 22 […]

  Biodiversity Sri Lanka will celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity which falls on May 22 each year, with an evening session on the UN designated theme for 2016: ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Sustaining people and their livelihoods’. This session will see the keynote speech delivered by Dr. Donald Macintosh, Senior Advisor, Mangroves for the Future […]