Bhubaneswar, May 22 (LocalWire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged people to protect nature on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity on Wednesday.
“Protection of biodiversity is deeply linked to our food chain, our health, water we drink and air we breathe,” Patnaik said in a tweet.
He called for a collective effort to “protect nature for a sustainable future of our only planet”.
The United Nations’ International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on May 22 every year to highlight issues facing the nature and biodiversity.
The theme this year is “Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity”.