Biological Diversity Current Affairs, GK & News

22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity

On the 22nd of May, the International Day for Biological Diversity is observed annually across the globe. This day is observed to generate awareness about the biodiversity issues that are overwhelming the world. Why is biodiversity essential? Biodiversity is important for sustaining the world’s balance. It is the foundation of the planet’s ecosystem services and ..

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Convention on Biological Diversity – Update (April, 2022)

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a multilateral treaty and has three goals which are biological diversity conservation; the components are being used sustainably; and the equitable and fair sharing of benefits that arise from the genetic resources. Overview: At the Earth Summit that was held in Rio De Janeiro in 1992, the CBD ..

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India attends Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue on Biodiversity

On September 24, 2020, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change represented India at the Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue on Biodiversity that was held virtually. The dialogue was hosted by China. Highlights The dialogue was conducted on Biodiversity Beyond 2020: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth. The dialogue was held a ..

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International Biodiversity Day 2019

May 22 is observed as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The IDB promotes the notion that the diversity provided by the natural systems for human existence and wellbeing on earth, while contributing to other Sustainable Development Goals, including climate change mitigation and adaptation and ecosystems ..

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