International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

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International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem in United Nations in 2021

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Dates of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
2022 United Nations Tuesday, July 26thInternational Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
2021 United Nations Monday, July 26thInternational Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
2020 United Nations Sunday, July 26thInternational Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
2019 United Nations Friday, July 26thInternational Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO in 2015 and celebrated each year on July 26th, aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem" and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses.

  • Did you know? Mangrove is the only tree that grows in saltwater.
  • Did you know? Although they are found in 123 nations and territories, mangrove forests are globally rare. They represent less than 1% of all tropical forests worldwide, and less than 0.4% of the total global forest estate.
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