World Wildlife Day is Celebrated annually in support of animals and plants across the world. The event originated from Thailand and was adopted by the UN. The aim of the event is to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora, and recognizes the important role of CITES (Convention on International Trade In Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) in ensuring that international trade does not threaten any endangered species.
The theme for 2021 is Forests & Livelihoods: Sustaining People & Planet.
During lockdown you can celebrate World Wildlife Day with your children at home, in schools remotely or by trying some wildlife spotting at your local green space. There are educational resources available on the Twinkl website and you can visit the official event website here