Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Countries Get Serious About Wildlife Crime, Pledge Tougher Penalties for Traffickers and Kingpins

At the International Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade
27/03/2015 00:00:00

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

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.
24/03/2015 00:00:00

Ahead of World Water Day, UN Calls for Better Management of Water Resources

The report stresses the urgent need to change the way we use and manage this water resources.
20/03/2015 00:00:00

Green Finance is a Growing Focus for China

Report on "Greening China's Financial System" coming in April
20/03/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Launches Children's Painting Competition under Theme of Sustainable Energy

Targeting young people between the ages of 9 and 14, the competition aims to raise awareness on energy consumption and energy savings.
13/03/2015 00:00:00

Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity, Can Support Green Economy Transition

Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions
09/03/2015 00:00:00

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C

At the Closing of the 15th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C Cairo Declaration shows Africa's Resolve to: Enhance Natural Resources Management, Integrate Inclusive Green Economy into Development Planning, Develop Common Strategy on Wildlife, Redress Inequity.
06/03/2015 00:00:00

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo
06/03/2015 00:00:00

Human-Induced Factors Continue to Cause Biodiversity Decline in Africa, According to Preview of UNEP Report

The ongoing loss of biodiversity in Africa is driven by a combination of human-induced factors, including a rising demand for and consumption of natural resources and pollution created by urbanization and industrialization.
04/03/2015 00:00:00

New Atlas Shows Africa's Mountains Underpin the Continent's Development

The Atlas contains detailed mapping of how strategic interventions and innovations are improving the food security and livelihoods of mountain communities in different parts of Africa.
04/03/2015 00:00:00

Organized Crime Threat to Wild Species on the Increase, Says UN on Wildlife Day

UN General Assembly Marks the Day with Special Session
03/03/2015 00:00:00

Africa Celebrates Africa Environment Day and Life of Wangari Maathai

The role of women in sustainable natural resource management and the fight against wildlife crime are the major themes of this year's event.
03/03/2015 00:00:00


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