#BiodiversityDay2020

Continuing with Ellie Poulin, a REGENEC workshops expert, shares: "The Southern Ocean hosts an amazing and unique Biodiversity. Scientists take part in Antarctic expeditions to bring to light these remarkable creatures" 🌎

Holy snapping turtle Batman! Spotted on the banks of the Rideau River in Vanier/Overbrook

Just found out that someone decided to built right in front of my doorstep! Happy

"There are over 200 fish species indigenous to the great lakes in Uganda and the Nile Tilapia, indigenous to the Nile River. We are working to conserve these for the benefit of our people," Hon. Hellen Adoa, Minister of State for Fisheries.

Today is the International Day for Biodiversity, commemorated on 22 May each year to increase understanding on Biodiversity issues. We take time to celebrate men and women who are working tirelessly around the clock to conserve the environment.

Happy Nature is calling to action and we know we have to act. Solutions are there, in nature. So let's get to work!

Peatlands & grasslands are vital for biodiversity & are 2 of the main habitats we are restoring through our projects. When managed properly these habitats are havens for a huge range of invertebrates & other wildlife, including many specialist species!πŸ¦‹πŸπŸ•·οΈπŸŒΌ

Haven't quite grasped what the role of the National Biodiversity Data Centre in Ireland is yet?πŸ€” Well there is no better time than International Day of Biological Diversity to find out. Here is a short 2-minute clip to give you a taster! πŸ˜ƒ 🌍

Guess what I found on my travels today for ? A cool looking Oak Eggar caterpillar

For many people, wildlife is something that is only seen on television. But for us, scientists and enthusiasts alike, it unfolds right before our very eyes every single day. Happy 2020!

, This is a special day for us the Indigenous peoples for their land territories, without forgetting our environmental defenders

πŸ‘‰7.8 Million species of animalπŸ—πŸ˜πŸ¦πŸΊπŸΌπŸ¦Œ πŸ‘‰298,000 species of plants🌱🌡🌿 πŸ‘‰611,000 species of mushrooms, mould & fungiπŸ„ πŸ‘‰36,400 species of single-celled organismsπŸ”¬ πŸ‘‰27,500 species of algae πŸ‘‰900 thousand different kinds of insectsπŸ¦—πŸ›πŸœ πŸ‘‰1 planet🌏

Our solutions are in nature. Today we commemorate International Day for Biological Diversity. Despite all our technological advances we are entirely dependent on healthy and vibrant ecosystems for our water, food, medicines, clothes, fuel, shelter and energy

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