History, significance and theme of this 12 months

Today, the world is celebrating World Wildlife Day. In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly at its 68th session proclaimed March 3 as UN World Wildlife Day and since 2013, people from all internationally have fun it to create consciousness about wildlife. This day has develop into one of the essential world annual occasions devoted to wildlife.

This 12 months, the UN has introduced the theme “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet.”

On World Wild Life Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi salutes all these working in direction of wildlife safety. He mentioned, be it lions, tigers, and leopards, India is seeing a gentle rise within the populations of varied animals.

Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar took to Twitter and wrote,

India’s famend sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture at Puri Beach in Odisha to do the identical.

World Wildlife Day is a chance to have fun the numerous lovely and diverse types of wild fauna and flora and to boost consciousness of the multitude of advantages that their conservation offers to people. 

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