Ecosystems Management Press Releases

On World Rhino Day, Julius Yego Locks Horns with Illegal Trade in Wildlife


22/09/2016 00:00:00

More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection


- Italian Environment Ministry commits 4.5 million euro for the protection of the Mediterranean

- The money will go to improving protection of marine parks and tackling marine litter, among others  

16/09/2016 00:00:00

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles


- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action

- Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

15/09/2016 00:00:00

Footballing Icon Neymar Jr. Targets Deadly Threats to Wildlife

Brazil and Barcelona star takes up Gisele Bündchen invitation to help end illegal trade in wildlife
12/09/2016 00:00:00

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes the plunge to save threatened Lake Baikal


09/09/2016 00:00:00

China's Biggest Stars Go Wild for Life to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife

"This new campaign will not allow ignorance, indifference, fashion or status to serve as an excuse." - UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing
09/09/2016 00:00:00

The World Now Protects 15% of Its Land, but Crucial Biodiversity Zones Left Out

- Close to 15% of the Earth's land and 12% of its territorial waters are covered by national parks and other protected areas.
- Coverage of marine protected areas more than quadrupled in the last decade.
- Eight in 10 key biodiversity areas worldwide lack complete protection.

03/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Statement on Great Elephant Census Figures Showing Huge Decline in African Populations


31/08/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Chief Discusses Lagoon Clean-up, Air Pollution, Wildlife Protection, and Marine Erosion with Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister

"I've seen Côte d'Ivoire rapidly develop in the last five years. I want to see it continue to build and improve its economy long into the future. For it to do so, economic development must not come at the expense of the environment." - Erik Solheim
29/08/2016 00:00:00

From chemical pollution to submerged explosives - major threats to European whales and dolphins could soon be a thing of the past


26/08/2016 00:00:00

Co-Chairs Announced for Landmark Global Biodiversity & Ecosystems Assessment: First Since 2005


15/08/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Head Backs Call to End Harmful Fishing Subsidies

UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim issued the following statement in support of a call by the UN Commission on Trade and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization to end harmful fishing subsidies.
20/07/2016 00:00:00


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