International Day for Biological Diversity: Biodiversity and Forests

22 May 2011,

The theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) in 2011 is Biodiversity and Forests. In 2011, IDB is part of the International Year of Forests. Designation of IDB 2011 on the theme of forests provides Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity and those dealing with forests the opportunity to raise awareness and increase practical action.