World Wildlife Day 2014: Celebrating The Flora And Fauna We Sometimes Forget About

By Nick Visser

Happy World Wildlife Day!

March 3 has been designated by the United Nations General Assembly as a time to honor the flora and fauna our beautiful planet holds, from the lowly insect to the great redwood. The date symbolically represents the founding of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, created by the U.N. to address the growing peril many plants and animals face as the climate changes, humans encroach and pollution smothers.

But there’s still time. Many endangered species have …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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