Importance of Biodiversity Quotes and Slogans

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The International Day for Biological Diversity or World Biodiversity Day is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity. It is observed on May 22.

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Biodiversity Quotes – International Day for Biological Diversity


“Come forth into the Light of Things, Let Nature be your teacher.” » William Wordsworth


“Nature is not only stranger than we suppose, it is stranger than we can suppose.” » J. B. S. Haldane


“Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world’s machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas, or any other fuels.” » Nikola Tesla


“After the final no there comes a yes And on that yes the future of the world depends.” » Wallace Stevens


“Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” » Aldous Huxley


“Belief creates biology.” » Norman Cousins


“Big whorls have little whorls, Which feed on their velocity, And little whorls have lesser whorls, And so on to viscosity.” » Lewis F. Richardson


The More Variety, The Better Society. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: we hold these truths to be self- evident, that all men are created equal.” » Martin Luther King Jr.


“Biodiversity starts in the distant past and it points toward the future.” » Frans Lanting


“Whatever is flexible and flowing will tend to grow, whatever is rigid and blocked will wither and die.” » Tao Te Ching

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“Somewhere close I knew spear-nosed bats flew through the tree crowns in search of fruit, palm vipers coiled in ambush in the roots of orchids, jaguars walked the river’s edge; around them eight hundred species of trees stood, more than are native to all of North America; and a thousand species of butterflies, 6 percent of the entire world fauna, waited for the dawn.About the orchids of that place we knew very little. About flies and beetles almost nothing, fungi nothing, most kinds of organisms nothing. Five thousand kinds of bacteria might be found in a pinch of soil, and about them we knew absolutely nothing. This was wilderness in the sixteenth-century sense, as it must have formed in the minds of the Portuguese explorers, its interior still largely unexplored and filled with strange, myth-engendering plants and animals. From such a place the pious naturalist would send long respectful letters to royal patrons about the wonders of the new world as testament to the glory of God. And I thought: there is still time to see this land in such a manner.” » Edward O. Wilson, The Diversity of Life


“We have built a greenhouse, a human greenhouse, where once there bloomed a sweet and wild garden.” » Bill McKibben


“A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” » Robert Browning


“Assassination is the extreme form of censorship – And “There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. – And “He who has never hoped can never despair. – And “The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.” » George Bernard Shaw


“People still do not understand that a live fish is more valuable than a dead one, and that destructive fishing techniques are taking a wrecking ball to biodiversity.” » Sylvia


“Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation.” » Deepak Chopra


One By One Until There Are None. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“The other two are protection of biodiversity and preservation of the local ranching economy. We have a guiding framework that’s helping managers plan for their individual parcels with all those goals in mind.” » Ray Krauss


“Man has created death.” » William Butler Yeats


“God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.” » Buckminster Fuller


“In capitalism, man exploits man. In socialism, it’s exactly the opposite.” » Ben Tucker


“Listen: there’s a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go!” e. e. cummings


“Wisdom: It’s something that you know when you see it. You can recognize it, you can experience it. I have defined wisdom as the capacity to make judgments that when looked back upon will seem to have been wise.” » Jonas Salk


“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if this activity is the axis on which the whole earth revolves. Live the moment. Only this actual moment is life.” » Thich Nhat Hanh


“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are—- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.” » Joseph Campbell


“I prefer to achieve immortality by not dying.” » Woody Allen


One By One They Can All Disappear, Only Then Will You Shed A Tear. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.” » & “I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon. I want to know His thoughts, the rest are details.” » Albert Einstein


“I also have an idea for a book on biodiversity, and why and how we should be conserving it.” » Ken Thompson


“Each of us is responsible for everything to everyone else.”


“We have also agreed that in other places there may be a need to manipulate ways they ” » elephants use their space and interact with biodiversity.” » Rudi Aarde


“Anyone who is not shocked by the quantum theory does not understand it.”


“Some people want to achieve immortality through their works or their descendants.


“We have it in our power to begin the world again.” » Thomas Paine


“We must convince and empower people to adopt the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity as their guiding principle,” » Klaus Toepfer


“Whenever people say `we mustn’t be sentimental,’ you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, `we must be realistic, `they mean they are going to make money out of it. Brigid Brophy


“When the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more, another Heaven and another Earth must pass before such a one can breathe again.” » William


“Saba Bank is extraordinary for biodiversity, even more than we expected. Previously only about 35 species of fish had ever been documented in the area, but we collected data on 200, including several new species, and these are just the results of our initial assessment.” » Michael Smith


Live And Let Live. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“Biodiversity can’t be maintained by protecting a few species in a zoo, or by preserving greenbelts or national parks. To function properly, nature needs more room than that. It can maintain itself, however, without human expense, without zookeepers, park rangers, foresters or gene banks. All it needs is to be left alone.” » Donella Meadows


“It’s now widely accepted that a biodiversity-rich place, when properly protected, will seed biodiversity elsewhere. Saba Bank is such a place, a keystone location of extraordinary significance to the entire Caribbean.”


“There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light, She traveled one day, In a relative way, And returned on the previous night.” » A. H. R. Buller


“That which fills the universe I regard as my body And that which directs the universe I see as my own nature” Chang- Tzu


“The flow from knowledge to action draws upon the complete person with his or her catalyst and synergistic potential.” » Ralph Nader


“The administration is not paying attention to the laws of biodiversity. It’s paying far more attention to the laws of political expediency.” » Glen Spain


“I can’t imagine anything more important than air, water, soil, energy and biodiversity. These are the things that keep us alive.” » David Suzuki


“I love nature dearly and all creatures that contribute to make it what it is. I see the beauty in all expressions of life, and I see how blind so many of us still are. Our planet is remarkably abundant and there’s more than enough for us all.It is greed and shortsightedness that create the illusion of scarcity.” » Yossi Ghinsberg


“Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.” » Dan Lipinski


Nature Protects If She Is Protected. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.” » Chief Seattle


“This is the assembly of life that took a billion years to evolve. It has eaten the storms-folded them into its genes-and created the world that created us. It holds the world steady.” » Edward O. Wilson


“The only biodiversity we’re going to have left is Coke versus Pepsi. We’re landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time.” » Chuck Palahniuk


“Within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” » Hermann Hesse


“If man has not found ways to deal with environmental problems such as water and air pollution by 1998, it will be too late. The future is not determined and it lies in our own hands.” » Margaret Mead


“Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.” » Saadi


“Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others; let others have their own way; do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.” » Larry Scherwitz


“Collective human actions are transforming, even ravaging, the biosphere – perhaps irreversibly – through global warming and loss of biodiversity.” » Martin Rees


“If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up.” » Fyodor Dostoevski


Biodiversity Is The Key So We Can All Live In Glee. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“The beauty in the genome is of course that it’s so small. The human genome is only on the order of a gigabyte of data…which is a tiny little database. If you take the entire living biosphere, that’s the assemblage of 20 million species or so that constitute all the living creatures on the planet, and you have a genome for every species the total is still about one petabyte, that’s a million gigabytes – that’s still very small compared with Google or the Wikipedia and it’s a database that you can easily put in a small room, easily transmit from one place to another. And somehow mother nature manages to create this incredible biosphere, to create this incredibly rich environment of animals and plants with this amazingly small amount of data.” » Freeman Dyson


“To many people, ‘biodiversity’ is almost synonymous with the word ‘nature,’ and ‘nature’ brings to mind steamy forests and the big creatures that dwell there. Fair enough. But biodiversity is much more than that, for it encompasses not only the diversity of species, but also the diversity within species.” » Cary Fowler


“In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.” » Ivan Illich


“I have no other wish than a close fusion with nature and I desire no other fate than to have worked and lived in harmony with her laws.” » Claude Monet


“Be in the world but not of it.” » Jesus


“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.” » Niels Bohr


“Lack of accountability weakens the environmental and health rights of citizens; it damages peace- building and reconciliation initiatives; impedes the implementation of global health policies; leads to the loss of ecosystems and biodiversity; and weakens democracy, justice, human rights, and international security.” » Widad Akrawi


“Any religion which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion… Until he extends his circle of things, man will not himself find peace.” » Albert Schweitzer


“Planners and designers should encourage as much diversity in human habitats as they find in animal habitats. It is not possible to resolve all conflicts or to gain all ends. Choices have to be made. Different aspects of the public good should be stressed in different places. To achieve variety in land use patterns, there should also be a variety of relationships between the professions, not an institutionalized decision-making tree. Relationships between the constructive professions should, therefore, be deconstructed.” » Tom Turner


“Whenever we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” » John Muir


“If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us.” » David Suzuki


Don’T Let Species Go Extinct, In This World We Are All Linked.  Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found it was ourselves.” » Robert Frost


“The influence of the senses have in men overpowered the thought to the degree that the walls of time and space have come to look solid, real and insurmountable… Yet time and space are but inverse measures of the power of the mind. Man is capable of abolishing them both.” » Ralph Waldo Emerson


“We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity.” » E. O. Wilson


“The essential role of the environment is still marginal in discussions about poverty, … While we continue to debate these initiatives, environmental degradation, including the loss of biodiversity and topsoil, accelerates, causing development efforts to falter.” » Wangari Maathai


“The activities of La Condamine, Humboldt, Wallace, Bates, and other such explorers touched on only the tiniest fraction of the vastness of a world so expansive as to be impervious to harm. But today, the Amazon River Basin, occupying more than 2.7 million square miles is at our fingertips and is considered one of the most ecologically threatened regions of the world.” » Kurt Johnson, Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius


“It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for – the whole thing – rather than just one or two stars.” » David Attenborough


“Look at these worlds spinning out of nothingness That is within your power.” » Rumi


“The assumption of being merely individuals is our greatest limitation” Pir Vilayat Kahn


Save Biodiversity Slogans – World Biodiversity Day


“Flora And Fauna All Are Co Related, Animals And Flowers Need Not Be Hated.”


“Biodiversity Is The Way,So Don’t Let Nature Go Astray”

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“All For One And One For All, Keep Biodiversity Or Our Future May Fall”


“Don’T Let Species Go Extinct, In This World We Are All Linked”


Biodiversity Is The Way,So Dont Let Nature Go Astray. Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“We Are All Part Of The Circle Of Life, Lets Live In Peace And Not In Strife”


“One By One Until There Are None”


“Biodiversity Is The Key So We Can All Live In Glee.”


“Lets Keep Variety And Prevent Anxiety”


“Biodiversity Is Key For More Variety”


“The More Variety, The Better Society”


“Keep Our World Colorful: Preserve Biodiversity”

Come forth into the Light of Things, Let Nature be your teacher. » William Wordsworth.  Biodiversity Quotes slogans -  International Day for Biological Diversity


“Nature Protects If She Is Protected”


“One By One They Can All Disappear, Only Then Will You Shed A Tear?”


“Variety Is The Spice Of Life”


“Live And Let Live”


“Every Creature Plays A Part In The Ecosystem, Preserve Biodiversity”


“Biodiversity We Must Keep, So In The Future We Don’T Weep”


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