National Endangered Species Day 2024

  • 18 May 2024

National Endangered Species Day, observed on 17th May, highlights the importance of safeguarding endangered species and promoting conservation efforts.

  • Established to raise awareness about endangered species and promote conservation efforts, the day was conceived by David Robinson and approved by the US Senate in 2006.
  • Aims to raise awareness about species facing extinction and the factors contributing to their decline, such as habitat loss, pollution, and climate change. Promotes conservation efforts and encourages participation in activities to protect endangered species.
  • Adopt sustainable practices, purchase sustainably sourced products, advocate for stronger environmental policies, and participate in campaigns and petitions for wildlife protection laws.