International Day For Biodiversity Logo!

The pedagogical staff members of the Education Center of Kastoria (Greece) have submitted the winning design for the IDB2017 logo.

Inspired by this years theme, Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism, they aimed to design a logo that highlights the strong interrelationship between biodiversity and tourism,one of the fastest growing economic sectors...
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This years winning logo design!

Submitted by the Environmental Education Center - Kastoria (Greece)

Full logo kit available here: [ Cbd.int Link ]
A solar powered waster supply system that also doubles as an Internet hub and source of electricity. Brilliant!
The upcoming Ocean Conference is a key gathering of partners from around the globe that will discuss issues surrounding oceans, with a focus on livelihoods, tourism, food security, maritime transport and trade.

UN News - FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference

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Bees help pollinate over 30$ of the crops across the globe. In the USA, the Bumblebee is currently listed as Endangered as per the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Happy #WorldWaterDay

Waste Water and the Conservation of Biodiversity are intrinsically intertwined. Fine out more from the Convention on Biological Diversity

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Today is #WorldWaterDay. Water is the essential resource for life. See this video on why water is predicted to become more valuable than oil.
The world’s smallest porpoise is in on the verge of extinction

Scientists estimating only about 30 vaquitas left. “The main threat to the vaquita is drowning in gillnets used to illegally catch another endangered species, a large fish called the totoaba.”

Time running out for world's smallest porpoise | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 17.03.2017

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International Day Of Forests.

] Forests cover 30% of the Earth’s land, but 3MN hectares are still lost/year. Protect, restore & plant more!
Celebrate the International Day of Forests on 21 March by supporting the UN’s Global Forest target of increasing our world’s forests by 3% by 2030! [ Bit.ly Link ]

#IntlForestDay
Congratulations Kenya! No more plastic bags #CleanSeas
The new Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity has officially taken office today!

Welcome Cristiana Pasca Palmer!
Who would have thought Beethoven could bring people together to recycle!
Altruistic saviors of the Seas.
When the saying "living in harmony with nature" is taken to new heights! Treating #Biodiversity like any other human.
Do you love cats? China approved a new national park to help protect endangered big cats which will serve as a sanctuary for Siberian tigers and Amur leopards. Expected to open before 2020!

China approves massive new park for endangered leopards and tigers

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Did you know that cigarette butts are the #1 pollutant in oceans around the world?
Scientists conclude drastic action is needed to reverse global warming and save the great barrier reef from bleaching. Check out the details of the study here.

There’s only one way to save the Great Barrier Reef, scientists conclude

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Interesting to see how every single picture describing the innate beauty of Iceland relates to #Biodiversity! Great image gallery Bored Panda

15+ Iceland Photos You Won’t Believe Are From This Planet

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Ever wonder what happens to 'ugly' fruit? Check out how this product uses undesirable fruits and vegetables to fight food waste!