Environmental Watch Magazine

World Wildlife Day 2017 theme: “listen to the young voices”

on March 3, 2017

World Wildlife Day is  an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people at the same time , the day remind us of the fight against wildlife crime which has wide – ranging economic , environmental and social impacts.

Wildlife has and intrinsic value and contributes to the ecological , genetic  Social , economic , scientific, educational , cultural , recreational and aesthetic aspects of sustainable development and human well-being . for these reasons, all member states the United Nations system and other international organisation, as well as  civil society , non- governmental organizations and individuals are invited to observe and to get involved in this global celebration of wildlife . local communities can play a positive role in helping to curb illegal wildlife trade

“listening to the young voices”

Engaging and empowering the youth is the call of the 2017 UN world Wildlife Day WWD2017 gives us a new opportunity to provide incentives to the youth to tackle conservation issues .it is also an opportunity for them to engage with one another forge an inspired path to a better world. 

Habitat loss, Climate change and poaching are among the most alarming challenges faced by wildlife is now the most immediate threat to many species ,whether charismatic or less known. The fate of the world’s wildlife will soon be in the hands of the next generation .the pressing need for enhanced action to ensure the survival of wildlife in it natural habitats must be imparted from generation to generation , to a society.

The Secretariat of the Conservation an International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fanua and Flora ( CITES) in colloboration with other relevant United Nations organizations facilitates the implementation of World Wildlife Day . with 183 member state CITES remains one of the world’s most powerful tools for biodiversity conservation through the regulation of trade in wild fanua and flora



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