World Wildlife Day 2015!!
Today we celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of flora and fauna in our world, recall the privileged and special interactions we have with wildlife across the globe, and are called to raise awareness of the crime being committed against wildlife!
We must get #SeriousAboutWildlifeCrime!
Illegal wildlife trading....Pangolin poaching for meat and scales...Rhino and Elephant poaching for ivory...Tiger poaching for skins, teeth, bones, claws...IT MUST BE STOPPED!
On December 20th 2013, March 3rd was proclaimed as World Wildlife Day by the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly. March 3rd is the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) - with 180 members, CITES is the most powerful tool in biodiversity conservation.
Visit the official website - www.wildlifeday.org - for even more information!