Dubai to observe World Migratory Bird Day

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 23:39

Dubai: The environment department of the Dubai Municipality in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will mark World Migratory Bird Day May 12-13.
This year`s theme is "Migratory Birds and People: Together through Time". The day was first observed in 2006.

The World Migratory Bird Day is a global initiative devoted to celebrating migratory birds and for promoting actions for their conservation worldwide.

It is being organised by the Secretariats of the African-Eurasian Migratory Water Bird Agreement (AEWA) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) -- two international wildlife treaties administered by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

IANS



First Published: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 23:39

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