Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.
The study concluded that, if human impacts continue to grow as they have been, future losses in biodiversity will be concentrated in biodiverse but economically poor countries
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.
At the International Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade
CITES MIKE programme says that elephant populations continue to decline owing to steady poaching trends.
Positive progress in East Africa, but situation deteriorating in Central and West Africa. First compliance measures adopted.
The report stresses the urgent need to change the way we use and manage this water resources.
Report on "Greening China's Financial System" coming in April
Targeting young people between the ages of 9 and 14, the competition aims to raise awareness on energy consumption and energy savings.
Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions