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This November there are awareness days for Bison, Jaguars as well as including World Vegan Day.
The key environmental dates, awareness days, weeks, months and environmental events in November 2023.
Date: 1st November
World Vegan Day was founded by the UK Vegan society. It is a day to celebrate and further promote veganism with all its positive aspects.
Date: 3rd November
The basking shark is classified as endangered due to a period of intensive hunting in the last century from which they are struggling to recover. Basking sharks are threatened by a variety of things including changes to their food source through increasing sea temperatures and climate change.
Date: 4th November 2023
National Bison Day is celebrated in the US on the first Saturday in November each year. It is an annual celebration of the significance of the American bison.
It began as part of a campaign to have the Bison recognised as the National Mammal of the United States. The Bison has been recognised as the national mammel since 2016.
Date: 21st November
World Fisheries Day was established to draw attention to the importance of healthy oceans ecosystems and to guarantee sustainable stocks of fisheries in the world. It also highlights the challenges fishers face while out at sea.
Date: 29th November
The Jaguar is the largest of America's wild cats. International Jaguar Day was created to raise awareness about the increasing threats facing the jaguar and to highlight the critical conservation efforts ensuring its survival from Mexico to Argentina.
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