World Wildlife Day 2022
What is World Wildlife Day?
Also known as the most important global annual event dedicated to wildlife, March 3rd is recognized internationally, in recognition of the endangerment of animals and plants, and their ecosystems. To learn more about the history of WWD, log on to the website: wildlifeday.org
On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed March 3 as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild animals and plants. It was drafted as a result of a resolution adopted in 1963 at a meeting of members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species in the wild, and it accords varying degrees of protection to more than 35,000 species of animals and plants. In order to ensure that the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was not violated, the Secretariat of GATT was consulted during the drafting process. In its resolution, the General Assembly reaffirmed the intrinsic value of wildlife and its various contributions, including ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic, to sustainable development and humans well-being. More on World Wildlife Day
2022: Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration The celebrations will seek to draw attention to the conservation status of some of the most critically endangered species of wild fauna and flora, and to drive discussions towards imagining and implementing solutions to conserve them. All conversations will be inspired by and seek to inform efforts towards the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals
Focus is aimed at the species of wild fauna and flora, and implementing solutions to conserve such species will be the topic of discussion during the celebrations for WWD in 2022. All conversations and celebrations seek to inform humans of important facts to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
How You Can Help
Spread The Word: World Wildlife Day (WWD) will be celebrated in 2022 under the theme "Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration".
Upcoming Events and Celebrations: Get to know people and places that are already building a voice in your area. Research and learn more about conserving the plants and animals that may be endangered in your local area. Begin your efforts toward sustaining balance in the ecosystems of these endangered species.
Raise Your Voice: Wildlifeday.org offers a social media kit to help spread the word, in efforts to connect with thousands of people online, and build online communities. Try posting relevant information and using hashtags such as: #worldwildlife or #WWD.
If you have not previously participated in the celebrations of World Wildlife Day, 2022's theme is great inspiration to get you started. Remember: key species for ecosystem and restoration, as you set out to embark on your own journey to build a community and make changes in the world, locally. Macpherson Toy House has been inspired and provides this blog in hopes to "raise voices" of the endangered species, plants, and animals, that need your help for sustainability. Personally, Macpherson Toy House provides clothing and toys for kids, 100% organic, pure, natural materials that emit the lowest levels of toxins, in mind to protect everyone from harmful substances. Located in Toronto, ON CA, you can visit the Macpherson Toy House's online store to have sustainable toys and clothing delivered to your doorstep.