Campaign Strategy on Light Pollution

WMBD 2022 Campaign Strategy 
on the impacts of light pollution

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Light Pollution #WMBD2022

WMBD 2022 Animation Video - available in all UN Languages!

Follow a small songbird as it is lured into the dangers of the city by intense lights. The threats it faces are common for migrating birds trying to navigate urban environments. By turning out nonessential lighting at night, birds are less likely to become disoriented on their long journeys. Light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is the focus of World Migratory Bird Day 2022, a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. The slogan for the 2022 campaign is “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!”

6.10.2022
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World Migratory Bird Day Global Light Pollution Webinars

In the run-up to the second peak-day of World Migratory Bird Day 2022 coming up on Saturday, 8th of October – we are delighted to be able to invite you to two webinars on the this year’s theme of light pollution. Together with our partners, we are offering two World Migratory Bird Day Global Light Pollution Webinars – with the first one starting at 5 pm CET on Thursday, 6 October, providing a general overview of the impact of light pollution and a second webinar starting at 9 am CET Friday, 7 October looking at solutions and policies aiming to address light pollution.

6.10.2022

Joint message from Executive Secretaries of CMS and AEWA on WMBD 2022

14.5.2022

City of Bonn Blog: Protecting birds: World Migratory Bird Day coming up in May

When thinking of migratory species, beautiful picture of birds on their biannual journey comes to mind. On May 14 and October 8, 2022, the world is celebrating their arrival and departure.

 

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14.5.2022

UNFCCC Climate Blog: Flight Paths - World Migratory Bird Day 2022

Migratory birds have a number of important roles. “They are excellent biodiversity indicators, as they reflect the state of our environment,” CMS Executive Secretary Amy Fraenkel says. 

 

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14.5.2022

German Activities to Tackle Light Pollution

World Migratory Bird day is dedicated this year to raise awareness on the issue of “light pollution”, which is not only a problem endangering migratory birds but has effects on a huge variety of species including e.g. insects being an essential source of pray for a huge variety of bird species in particular under the passerines too.

13.5.2022

Press Release: World Migratory Bird Day: Light Pollution Threatens Birds across the World but Solutions are Readily Available

Light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is the focus of World Migratory Bird Day 2022, a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. Activities to mark the day will be held globally under the theme “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night”.

12.5.2022