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| Last Updated: 12/05/2017

Upcoming Event

Past Event

Poster Exhibition on International Day for Biological Diversity

The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is going to organize a poster exhibition on International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, 2017 in Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, MoEF&CC, New Delhi.

 

This theme has been chosen to coincide with the observance of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly.

  

Biodiversity, at the level of species and ecosystems, provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Recognition of the great importance to tourism economies of attractive landscapes and a rich biodiversity underpins the political and economic case for biodiversity conservation. Many issues addressed under the Convention on Biological Diversity directly affect the tourism sector. A well-managed tourist sector can contribute significantly to reducing threats to, and maintain or increase, key wildlife populations and biodiversity values through tourism revenue.