Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Report on Health and Biodiversity Demonstrates Human Health Benefits from Protecting Biodiversity

The report demonstrates that the relationship between biodiversity and human health is extensive and complex.
14-2-2015 00:00:00

Georgia Leads the Way in Valuing its Natural Capital

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)aims to inform policy making at national levels by increasing the evidence base for countries to account for their natural assets in decision-making and policy formulation
12-2-2015 00:00:00

Wetlands for Our Future: Act Now to Prevent, Stop, and Reverse Wetland Loss

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February to help raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands
2-2-2015 00:00:00

UN Report Calls for Wastewater Focus in Post-2015 Agenda, as 80% of Worlds Wastewater Discharged Untreated

Pit Latrines Still Used by 1.77 Billion People Worldwide,Sparking Low-income Country Waste Treatment Innovations
2-2-2015 00:00:00

UNEP Chief Discusses Sustainable Development with Group of African Small Islands Developing States

Accelerating climate change is a global threat, but for many Small Island Developing States (SIDS) the challenges are more dramatic.
1-2-2015 00:00:00

First of its Kind Guide Launched to Enable True Valuation of Ecosystems in Some of the World's Smallest and Most Vulnerable Economies

Closing ceremony Celebrates End of International Year of SIDS
26-1-2015 00:00:00

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report

Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.
9-12-2014 00:00:00

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

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