ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, June 23, 2024

Bio Diversity Day

International Biodiversity Day


Biodiversity provides the ecological goods and services that sustain all life. Of the million of species of animals, plants and micro-organisms on earth, some 18000 are becoming extinct annually owing to mindless environmental interference by humans. The UN proclaimed this day to increase awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.


Theme for 2016: "  Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods