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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ON MAY 22

                                                                                           Panaji, May 15, 2018

                                                                                                Vaishakha 25, 1940

          The Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) will be organizing International Day for Biological Diversity in the premises of “Daivadyan Hall”, Samaj Kalyan Kendra, Margao between 9:00am to 5:30 pm on May 22, 2018.

 

          This year’s theme “Celebrating the 25th year of the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity” presents a unique opportunity to highlight the achievement of its objectives.

 

          Every year May 22 is celebrated worldwide as International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to commemorate the adaptation of the Convention on Biological Diversity at the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janerio in June 1992. Celebrating IDB every year reaffirms our resolve and reflects on our responsibility to safeguard the precious heritage of bio resources for future generation.

 

          There will be Exhibits by BMCs, Government Departments & Organizations related to Biodiversity at special exhibition stalls at the venue.

 

          The GSBB appeals to all Goan farmers, environmental enthusiast and other to share unique Indigenous and Local Plant Species from the village during Seed collection and conservation festival on  May 22, 2018. 

 

          For more details please visit official website www.gsbb.goa.gov.in or emailed to goanbiodiversity@gmail.com.

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