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OTS year forests 20112011: International Year of Forests

“Forests for People” is the main theme of the International Year of Forests, which was launched at UN Headquarters this year. With this initiative UN seeks to raise awareness on the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests,  creating an important platform to educate the global community about the great value of forests – and the extreme social, economic and environmental costs of losing them. See details here. 

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January 26

World Environmental Education Day

February 2

World Wetlands Day

March 22

World Water Day

April 22

Earth Day

April 28

Frog Day

May 14-15

World Migratory Bird Day

May 16-20

National Week for the Conservation of Natural Resources (Costa Rica)

May 22

World Biodiversity Day

June 5

World Environment Day

June 17-18

OTS Las Cruces Eco-Cultural Festival

June 15

National Tree Day

August 24

National Parks Day (Costa Rica)

December 14 - January 5

Audubon Annual Christmas Bird Count

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Last Updated ( 08/23/11 )
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