Remembrance Day for Lost Species: lest we forget. Three species are lost to eternity every hour.
Extinction is studied by scientists. Culturally, however, we risk forgetting the beauty and distinct life of extinct species and our historic relationship with past life forms.
This is a chance to learn and tell the stories of those lost in the sixth mass extinction, and to renew commitments to those remaining. Extinctions are invariably linked to the loss of cultures and places too.
In 2011, 2012 and 2013, people held species memorial events around the UK and internationally. This November 30th, hold your own extinction memorial event – or just light a candle.
November 30th, everywhere every year.
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