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    Flora and Fauna Day

    International Day for Biological Diversity used to be celebrated on December 29 in compliance with the decision of 49th session of the UN General Assembly in 1995. In 2000 the Conference of the Parties to the Convention recommended to change the date to May 22 to attract more attention to the event. In Russia this […]

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    International Animal Rights day

    International Animal Rights day was established in 1998 at the 50th anniversary of signing The Universal Declaration of Human Rights to highlight that all living beings of the Earth have a right to respect, life and protection from exploitation and suffering.

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    No Pesticides Day

    No Pesticides Day is celebrated annually on December 3 worldwide. The holiday was established by Pesticide Action Network Latin America to commemorate the 1984 catastrophe, which took 18 thousand lives at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India.

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    The Founding Day of All-Russian Society of Nature Conservation

    On November 29, 1924, the charter of environmental social organization was established by the initiative and with the participation of significant Russian scientists, public and government leaders, the idea of which was put forward by the Department of Environment of the People’s Commissariat of Education in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic already in the […]

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    The Founding Day of International Union for Conservation of Nature

    International Union for Conservation of Nature is the largest international independent non-profit organization. It was founded in 1948 by the UNESCO initiative.

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    M.A. Zablotsky Birthday

    Mikhail Alexandrovitch Zablotsky is a remarkable biology scientist, the founder of Russia first Bison Breeding Centre, who made an invaluable contribution to recover endangered animal species. The Prioksko-Terrasny State Nature Biosphere Reserve has been named after him since March 19, 2015.

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    Bison Breeding Centre Birthday

    The Bison Breeding Centre was created in the Prioksko-Terrasny Reserve in 1948. The first pupil was Puslav the bison, which came to the Moscow region from Polish reserve Belovezh on Mikhailov Day, November 21, 1948, the birthday of its founder, Mikhail Zablotsky. According to Mikhail Alexandrovitch, it was his best birthday present ever.

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    Recycling Day

    Recycling Day history dates back to 1997 when the US first celebrated America Recycles Day, which was conducted by ecologists to encourage Americans recycling their waste and buying products made from recycled materials. After a while this holiday has started being celebrated in other countries as well. This day is called to draw the attention […]

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    Blue Tit Day

    November 12 is marked as the Day of Zinvy Sinichkin or Blue Tit (Sinichkin) Day in the folk calendar. It also marks the start of the national cultural and ecological action “Feed Birds!” in the ecological calendar. The action is organized by the initiative of the Russian Birds Conservation Union. Despite the fact that Blue […]

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    The International Day of Energy Saving

    The International Day of Energy Saving is celebrated on November 11 by initiative of the International School Project on resource and energy management. The corresponding decision was taken in April 2008, and already in autumn there were held first specialized events.

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