Environment Calendar – May


9th May – World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day observed on May 9 every year is celebrated to raise awareness about conservation and ecological importance of such birds in the global ecosystem. First introduced in 2006.

The theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2020 is “Birds Connect Our World

22nd May – International Day for Biological Diversity

On May 22, 1992, the text of the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted by the of the United Nations at a conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Since 2001, the International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated each year on the anniversary of this date.

Theme for the year 2020 – ” Our Solutions are in Nature”‘

23rd May – World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day is celebrated on 23rd May every year. The main objective of celebrating world turtle day is to spread awareness about the protection of the natural habitat of turtles & tortoises.It is an initiative of the American Tortoise Rescue non-profit organisation dedicated to working for the rehabilitation and rescue of turtles and tortoises. It is celebrated worldwide.

Theme – The theme of world turtle day 2020 will focus on bringing attention and increasing respect and knowledge for tortoises and turtles.

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