International Year of Biodiversity

2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity, thanks to a declaration by the UN. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the true value of life on earth… and it’s a call for action. It involves dozens of events and celebrations throughout the year, all with the aim to educate and inspire.

With that in mind, the Convention on Biological Diversity is turning to work created by students in the VFS Digital Design program for help. Biodiversity is a motion design project by Roberta Ramalho, Jesse Lang, Juan Carlos Arenas Madrid, and Amanda Healey. Without further ado:

(Music composed by Steve Witt.)

Now the video will also be seen in the International Year of Biodiversity website’s Resources section – including a downloadable version!

You can find out more about the International Year of Biodiversity – and how to get involved – on the official site, and get all the latest news on its Facebook page.

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