The International Day for Biological Diversity is being observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe, aiming to increase understanding and awareness about biodiversity issues.
The theme of the day of this year is “Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods”. Different socio-cultural and organisations have taken different programmes to celebrate the day.
In Satkhira, a cultural organisation named ‘Preservation team of Education, Culture and Diversity’ arranged a unique rally wearing masks of bird, fish and tiger.
The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues, agencies report.