International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem 2021
The day of 26th July is observed as the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem every year. this day is also known as World Mangrove Day. the main purpose of this day is to create awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem” and it also promotes solutions for their sustainable management, conservation, and uses.
- UNESCO celebrates International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem on July 26 with the purpose of raising awareness regarding mangrove ecosystems and is to promote their sustainable management and conservation.
- In 2015, The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted this day to observe.
- This day also marks the death of Greenpeace activist Hayhow Daniel Nanoto, who was died due to a heart attack during a massive protest to re-establish the mangrove wetlands in Muisne, Ecuador in 1998.
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