On 20th December 2013, at 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3th March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, To Celebrate and Raise Awareness of the World’s Wild Fauna and Flora.
Wildlife is a precious gift of God to this planet. Wildlife plays a major important role in balancing the environment. Wild life also provides stability to different kind of natural processes of nature. The importance of wildlife to this planet earth is for their medicinal values, to keep the healthy environment, they’re very Ecologically Important, for Economic Importance, Investigatory Importance, Conservation of Biological Diversities, Recreation, For Socio- Cultural Importance and Importance in Agriculture etc. Theme of World Wildlife Day 2019 is ‘Life below water: for people and planet’ which focuses on marine species, and will be an opportunity to highlight the critical issues and values of marine wildlife to our everyday lives. The occasion will also celebrate successful initiatives to conserve and sustainably manage these species, and to scale up support for future initiatives.