From South Africa to Sulawesi, Peru to Papua, hundreds of events were planned across the globe to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity. In the UK, people attended a host of crazy and informative events, from worm charming to postage stamp launches.To find out what happened in your area, take a look at: biodiversity-day.info
15 Zoos across Brazil held activities to promote environmental education, whilst India focused its attention on Eco-tourism, approaching it from both local and stakeholder levels. In the UK Lewes and Tring held wildlife festivals, Inverness celebrated Trees for Life and Gloucestershire hosted a biodiversity picnic.
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Lucy's article was also posted by Responsible Travel: International Day for Biodiversity 2010