World Wildlife Day is an annual celebration on March 3 that was started by the United Nations General Assembly. An initiative started in 2013, every year World Wildlife Day stands as a reminder to conserve and protect wildlife and ensure that we are mindful of our way of life. World Wildlife Day 2021 will be celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm across the world. March 3 is known as the international day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the planet raise awareness and benefits fauna and flora in 1973, and this is the reason that the date was chosen for World Wildlife Day celebration. As we celebrate World Wildlife Day 2021, here are some amazing documentaries that can help you educate yourself about the different causes that need our attention.

David Attenborough - A Life on Our Planet

This 2020 documentary is a phenomenal piece by the very talented and extremely respected naturalist - David Attenborough. The witness statement of the 94-year-old, tracing his career through the five decades of his career, is a must-watch for anyone who needs some perspective and a phenomenal adventure.

A Plastic Ocean

We are all aware that plastic is not the greatest for us. However, to really get a clear picture of the actual impacts of single-use plastic and how long-standing and world-altering it can truly be, A Plastic Ocean is perfect for you.

An Inconvenient Truth

One of the first movies for the 90s kids to truly grasp what global warming and climate change are really about, An Inconvenient Truth is a brilliant piece of work to capture where we started almost 2 decades ago.

Chasing Coral

The looming death of aquatic life is an issue that not many people know about. This brilliant documentary follows the journey of an assembled team of divers, photographers and scientists who are striving to document the alarming disappearance of coral reefs in the warming oceans. This documentary offers some brilliant insights into this issue.

Here’s hoping that these movies help you to make the most of this day and educate yourself on what you can do to help conserve the wildlife.

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