Posted by: purplepaula1 | January 11, 2010

UN launches the International Year of Biodiversity today!

To help raise public awareness of biological diversity, the United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity. The launch takes place today (11 January) in an official ceremony in Berlin.

To find out more, read the full BBC News story here, and visit the official website to find out more about the focus of the year, the events that are planned (via an interactive world map), make use of the various resources that are available – including printed and video material, and find out how you can participate and make a difference.


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