International Day for Biological Diversity | Hamro Patro

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International Day for Biological Diversity

Background of Bio Diversity day
May 22 of this year is being celebrated by the world community as Biodiversity Day like other years. Let's talk in this context today. This day is celebrated all over the world to show the importance of biodiversity. On May 22, 1992, the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, decided to move forward with the Convention on Biological Diversity. Then, from 1994 to May 22, the practice of celebrating Biodiversity Day began.

Theme for this year:
Biodiversity Day 2023 is being celebrated under the slogan: " “Building a shared future for all life”.".

The decision of the Geneva Conference was adopted by Resolutions 55 and 201 of the United Nations General Assembly on 22 December 2000, and May 22 of each year was declared International Biodiversity Day. Legally, in Nepal, biodiversity is defined in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 2053 BS. Biodiversity means the diversity of ecosystems, species systems, and hereditary systems.

Bio diversity in Nepal
In Nepal, there are 207 species of mammals, 867 species of birds, 43 species of amphibians, 100 species of reptiles, and 185 species of fish, 653 species of butterflies, more than 3966-night flying butterflies are found in Nepal. These diversities are everlasting and the stakeholders and the community have a significant role to play in their institutional protection and tourism growth. There is biodiversity and we are, may Nepali air, water, soil, sky, and wind prevail.

In the hilly and mountainous regions, the north-south facing walls of cliffs make it sunny on one side and humid on the other. If you travel even a shorter distance, you will reach a completely different natural environment, you can experience biodiversity in Nepal. Kechna in Jhapa district has a minimum elevation of 60 meters above sea level in Nepal and a maximum altitude of 8,848 meters on the top of Mt Everest is also in Nepal. More species of birds are found in Nepal than in any other part of the entire Europe. Most species of butterflies are found in Nepal. There are more than 500 species of edible crops in Nepal, of which 200 species are cultivated.

Meaningful wishes on the bio diversity day

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