How World Wildlife Day came into Existence
The wildlife of our planet plays a crucial role in maintaining the environment and the Earth’s ecosystems. In December 2003, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in its 68th session, declared 3rd March as World Wildlife Day. For the past 16 years, this day has been celebrated all over the globe to spread awareness about the flora and fauna that constitute wildlife in different parts of the world. This year , the theme for World Wildlife Day is “Forest and livelihoods: sustaining people and planet.” The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) took an important step with the establishment of World Wildlife Day. They aimed to spread knowledge about nature and why wildlife should be conserved at all costs. Many countries consider 3rd March a very significant day, and several efforts to protect wildlife have been taken since the declaration of World Wildlife Day.
Karnataka’s Initiatives to Celebrate Nature with World Wildlife Day
Karnataka is no exception to this celebration, the state has a huge variety of rare and precious wildlife that should be conserved and maintained. Karnataka is rich in beautiful forests, where exotic animals, birds, and plants can be found in abundance. Most of Karnataka’s economics depends on tourism and the different forests play a significant role in uplifting the state’s economic conditions. Every year several tourists visit the adventurous forests, sanctuaries, and backwaters. World Wildlife Day is quite an important event in the state as it is around the world.
Numerous tourist lodges and jungle camps can be found all across Karnataka. The objective is to offer tourists a chance to witness the wonders of nature and appreciate the brilliant wildlife present in several forests in the state. Karnataka has worked tirelessly to preserve the forests and wildlife within the state and has even taken initiatives to improve the conditions of these havens for wildlife. World Wildlife Day has influenced many governments including Karnataka’s to take steps to conserve the beautiful ecosystems of the forests.