International Day for Biological Diversity
Date: 22 may 2009
May 22nd is designated international Day for Biological Diversity. The theme for 2009 is Invasive Alien Species
Irish events include:
Red Alert! Attack of the Alien Invaders
Friday 22nd May Waterford Institute of Technology
Which is for For Primary Schools 5th & 6th class and part of the Bealtaine Festival for Outdoor Science
Non-native plants and animals can out-compete our established animals and plants and cause serious problems. As this is International Biodiversity Day and the theme is invasive species, WIT's Dr Nick McCarthy will tell the story of some animals and plants that are cause for concern, how they got here and what they effect they have.