We are happy to see that the United Nations has declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. Events will be hosted all over the world, with the North American launch happening February 10th in New York. Other sites with information include Countdown2010 and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Our core mission here at the Colorado Natural Heritage Program centers around tracking and preserving our state's biodiversity. We applaud the U.N.'s recognition of the value of biodiversity and how seriously it is threatened.