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International Year of Biodiversity

International Year of Biodiversity

2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity and the year when the current global target for biodiversity set in 2002 expires. In mid-january, representatives from over 50 countries met in London to discuss the curent state of biodiversity.

To highlight the importance and vulnerability of UK plants and wildlife during the International Year of Biodiversity, Natural England will be introducing a species of the week until the end of the year. See if you can find any of these in the countryside near you.