Campaign Strategy on Light Pollution

WMBD 2022 Campaign Strategy 
on the impacts of light pollution

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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”.


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


Earth Hour 2022: Dim the Lights for People, Planet and for Migratory Birds!

Join us in supporting Earth Hour 2022 this Saturday, 26th of March at 8:30 p.m. local time! Every year, people across the globe switch off their lights for one hour to raise awareness on the issues our planet is facing. This year, Earth Hour is calling for the world to unite in a moment of solidarity for both people and planet.


"Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!" – The World Migratory Bird Day 2022 Slogan Announced!

“Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!” has been selected as the official slogan of the 2022 edition of the UN-backed global World Migratory Bird Day campaign.