Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Progress Towards Ogoniland Clean-up following Geneva Talks

The Geneva meetings have brought new momentum to the restoration efforts for Ogoniland.
27-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Sign New Agreement

New Partnership Set to Raise Profile of Sustainable Palm Oil
14-11-2014 00:00:00

Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Conservation Initiative Wraps Up With Bid for Stronger Financing, Law Enforcement and Community Empowerment for Protected Areas

LifeWeb supports 11 projects across 15 Protected Areas across countries that boast biodiversity hotspots, including Indonesia, Panama, DRC, and Cameroon, among others
14-11-2014 00:00:00

New UNEP Report Unveils World on Track to Meet 2020 Target for Protected Areas on Land and Sea

15.4 Per Cent of Terrestrial Areas, 3.4 Per Cent of Oceans Protected, but Further Progress Needed to Cover and Effectively Manage Areas of Importance for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
13-11-2014 00:00:00

Governments Commit to Step up Action for Migratory Animals at UN Wildlife Conference

Polar Bear, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Hammerhead Shark and Reef Manta Ray among Migratory Species Benefiting from Greater International Protection
10-11-2014 00:00:00

Record Number of Species Proposed for International Protection under UN Treaty on Migratory Species

Polar Bears, Sharks and the African Lion among Species Considered Under Serious Threat
4-11-2014 00:00:00

Global Economy to Lose Billions without Action to Stop Ocean Acidification, UN Report Warns

An international team of thirty experts, led by UK scientists, has concluded that ocean acidification is already underway, and it is now near-inevitable that it will worsen, causing widespread impacts, mostly deleterious, on marine organisms and ecosystems, and on the goods and services they provide.
15-10-2014 00:00:00

Governments Meet in Republic of Korea to Assess Progress in Implementing Global Strategic Plan for Biodiversity

"Pyeongchang Road Map" expected to include further steps to protect biodiversity in support of sustainable development
6-10-2014 00:00:00

UN Report Calls For Bold and Accelerated Global Action to Meet Biodiversity Targets by 2020

Report Tracks Progress and Draws Attention To Implications on Broader Sustainable Development this Century
6-10-2014 00:00:00

World Marches to Demand an End to Illegal Trade in Wildlife

The illegal trade in wildlife is the world's fourth largest illicit trade, topped only by the trade in narcotics, counterfeiting and human trafficking.
4-10-2014 00:00:00

UN Meeting Agrees on Decisions to Advance the Implementation of the International Agreement on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms

Parties to the Cartagena Protocol also agreed to continue to identify living modified organisms intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing that are subject to transboundary movement
4-10-2014 00:00:00

Ocean Experts Call for Greater Local Government Role in Fight Against Marine Waste

Fresh Strategies to tackle Pollution, Plastics and Climate Impacts to be Included in New Plan to Manage the World's Seas.
1-10-2014 00:00:00


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