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Africa: Message By UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon On World Wildlife Day

03 / 03 / 2014, Allafrica Wildlife

[UNEP]For millennia, people and cultures have relied on nature's rich diversity of wild plants and animals for food, clothing, medicine and spiritual sustenance. Wildlife remains integral to our future through its essential role in science, technology and recreation, as well as its place in our continued heritage. That is why the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 3 March ? the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) ? as

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