Many plant and animal species are threatened with extinction. Did you know that every hour, three species disappear? Every day, up to 150 species are lost. Every year, between 18,000 and 55,000 species become extinct? Let´s become more responsible, help animals and protect the environment.
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International Day for Biological Diversity
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
All different, all equal! On World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, help promoting diversity in cultural expression. Visit friends from other countries, or make a friendship with international people and learn more about their culture.
World Bee Day
On May 20, we celebrate World Bee Day. We cannot imagine nature without them, as about 80 percent of useful and wild plants depend on their pollination. Albert Einstein also warned against the bees extinction back in 1949: “If the bee disappears from the surface of the Earth, man would have no more than four years left to live, because when there are no more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, there is no more human.«
the Lipica stud farm is celebrating its 442nd anniversary
Today, the Lipica stud farm is celebrating its 442nd anniversary. Did you know that the story of the purebred white Lipizzaner and its original stud farm already began on May 19, 1580, when the Habsburg Archduke Charles II bought the estate from the Bishop of Trieste? Visit the stud farm and enjoy the company of the white Lipizzaners.
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
On this day in 1865, the International Telegraph Union was founded. To commemorate it, we celebrate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Learn some new digital skills, and how to use novel technologies or applications.
International Day of Light
We are celebrating the International Day of Light to raise awareness about light's role in our everyday lives. Today dedicate your time to light - learn about the sun and how light bulbs and lighting work.
Third Shift Workers Day
On May 11th, the Third Shift Workers Day (also Night Shift Workers Day) recognizes the workers who work at night to keep businesses running, save lives in hospitals, and streets safe. Let´s show some gratitude to them - visit your nearest hospital, fire station or police station in the evening and bring them some coffee and sweets.
Clean Up Your Room Day
This day could be parent's favorite holiday but perhaps every child's nightmare. Call a family meeting and organize a fun cleaning of your family house. Donate or discard unwanted items or items of clothing that you no longer use.
On Europe Day we celebrate peace and unity in Europe. This date also marks the anniversary of the creation of Europe as we know it today. Join the activities in your area and get to know European Union and its operation better.
International No Diet Day
Let´s love our bodies as they are! International No Diet Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of ineffective fast diets and eating disorders. Let's love ourselves without a guilty conscience and put on a plate today some food that we usually avoid.
World Password Day
Passwords protect us from online thieves and hackers, so make sure your password is strong and consists of a diverse set of letters, numbers, and special characters. Protect yourself and ensure the security of your data.
World Asthma Day
World Asthma Day is celebrated on May 3rd to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. Asthma is a major non-communicable disease, affecting both children and adults. Inflammation and narrowing of the small airways in the lungs cause asthma symptoms such as hard breathing, cough and short breath. Learn more about this disease so you can help people with asthma if they will be in need.
Tina Maze, slovenian alpine skier was born in 1983
Tina Maze is the most successful Slovenian alpine skier in the Ski World Cup. She has managed to win in all five ski disciplines and is one of only three skiers who have managed to do it in a single season.
International Workers Day
International Workers’ Day is observed on May 1st on every continent. Also known as Labour Day, it is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement. On this day rest a bit from work and do your favorite hobby.
World Dance Day
Dance to your favorite hits everywhere, at home, at school, in your office or in the middle of the street. We are celebrating World Dance Day!