International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) Toolkit
Below are several tools that we hope you, as an event organizer, will find helpful.
Tools to organize & promote your event:
- BEAN’s EcoZone Events Calendar (promote your International Day for Biodiversity or other biodiversity-related events taking place at any time of year)
- Submit your event to the calendar here.
- Download the BEAN logo (jpeg) (png) for your web and print materials.
- Acknowledge your volunteers & participants with a BEAN Appreciation Card. E-mail email@example.com for free hard copies!
International Biodiversity Day Resources (Remember, Your event is part of Global Efforts to Celebrate & Conserve Biodiversity!)
- For more information on the history of International Day for Biodiversity visit the Convention on Biological Diversity.
- Information on the 2017 International Day for Biodiversity theme, "Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism"
Each year the secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity chooses a theme for the International Day for Biodiversity. BEAN has developed additional resources for these themes for a number of years:
- 2014: Island Biodiversity – (Ontario’s Natural and ManMade Islands)
- 2013: Water & Biodiversity (Cleaning Up Our Act)
- 2012: Marine Biodiversity (Ontario’s Oceans)
- 2011: Forests & Biodiversity
- 2010: Sustainable Development
- 2009: Invasive Species (Garlic Mustard Removal)
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