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International Day

22nd International Day for Biological Diversity

Happy Day for All of Us !

Happy Day for All of Us !

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the date of entry into force of the Convention of Biological Diversity), was designated The International Day for Biological Diversity. In December 2000, the UN General Assembly adopted 22 May as IDB, to commemorate the adoption of the text of the Convention on 22 May 1992 by the Nairobi Final Act of the Conference for the Adoption of the Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity. This was partly done because it was difficult for many countries to plan and carry out suitable celebrations for the date of 29 December, given the number of holidays that coincide around that time of year.

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Berdiri pada 24 September 1999, diinisiasi oleh beberapa orang yang peduli dengan pelestarian burung dan habitatnya. BICONS didirikan atas dasar pemikiran semakin terdesaknya keberadaan satwa liar di kawasan perkotaan. Burung dijadikan sebagai titik masuk BICONS untuk berbagai upaya pelestarian lingkungan hidup.

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