Viewing tagged as: World Wildlife Day
3 March is the World Wildlife Day.
This is the day that the IPPC's Biodiversity Liaison Group partner, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was adopted in 1973.
CITES is one of the world's most powerful conventions for biodiversity conservation, regulating international trade of more than 35,000 species of wild fauna and flora, ensuring their survival in the wild with benefits for the livelihoods of local people and the global environment.
This topic is particularly relevant to the IPPC, whose mission is to protect the world’s plants resources ...