World Bonobo Day

Celebrated the same day as Valentines Day, naturally Bonobos are loving, playful apes and "are one of nature’s ambassadors of peace." That said, these gentle animals are endangered, largely due to human activities, so this day highlights the the struggles these animals face and how to protect them.

World Hippo Day

World Hippo Day reminds us to celebrate and value these mud-loving mammals, in the hope that they’ll be around for many more years to come.Drought has led to habitat loss, and the hunting and poaching of hippos, both for their meat and ivory teeth, is also a major threat.

International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day raises awareness about the impact of global warming and reduced sea ice on polar bear populations. The day encourages people to find ways to reduce their carbon output, such reducing beef consumption, having an energy efficient home insulation, or driving less.

World Panda Day

Every year on March 16, we celebrate the fluffiest, bamboo-munching bears that are a source of national pride for China. As of 2019, due to rapidly growing population numbers, the status of pandas was upgraded from “endangered” species to “vulnerable” species.

World Sparrow Day

This day is celebrated to raise awareness of the rapidly declining sparrow population. The sparrow is a beautiful bird species that used to reside in cities. However, as humans have become more disconnected with nature and biodiversity they are close to extinction.

Florida Panther Day

Save the Florida Panther Day aims to preserve this rare component of Florida’s diverse natural resources as a legacy to generations of Floridians yet to come.

World Water Day

World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

World Aquatic Animal Day

Aquatic animals are essential for the wellbeing of nature and society. This day sparks humans to reflect on their relationship with these aquatic creatures and highlights what can be done to protect aquatic creatures.

International Beaver Day

International Beaver Day aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the plight of the rodent. So now is the time to get ready and enjoy the observance of this fun day!

World Bat Day

International Bat Appreciation Day on April 17 is a chance to show our flying and mostly nocturnal friends some love. As well as it obviously being a great excuse to binge a few Batman movies, it's also an opportunity to delve deep and learn the important role bats play in the ecosystem and biodiversity.

World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day is a celebratory and educative initiative that encourages people to learn more about penguins and their environment, how important they are to our ecosystems and the threats they face.

World Flamingo Day

The holiday was started in 2020 by the Flamingo Specialist Group of the IUCN to draw attention to the difference between the six flamingo species. Four of them are of conservation concern, as they inhabit specific wetlands.