Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Regional Cooperation, Working with Demand Countries Key to Ending Wildlife Crime, Say African Nations

At the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
30/04/2015 00:00:00

Zambia's Forest Ecosystems Contribute $1.3 Billion to the National Economy, Higher than Previously Thought

Economic Study Boosts Zambia's Efforts under its National REDD+ Process
28/04/2015 00:00:00

New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy

Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.
28/04/2015 00:00:00

WTO and UNEP Enhance Dialogue on Trade and Environmental Issues

The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment
28/04/2015 00:00:00

African Leaders to Develop Common Plan for Stopping Wildlife Crime

Conference to seek advancement of Africa-wide strategy to tackle illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.
27/04/2015 00:00:00

Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report

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
16/04/2015 00:00:00

The Swiss expedition "Race for Water Odyssey" Reaches New York

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.
09/04/2015 00:00:00

Italy to Lead Global Celebrations of World Environment Day, Spark Action on Sustainable Future

World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
07/04/2015 00:00:00

Livelihoods Development Critical to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery - New Study

Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.
03/04/2015 00:00:00

Biodiversity Damage Mapped by Global Land-Use Study

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
02/04/2015 00:00:00

Secretary-General Appoints Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP New York Office

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.
01/04/2015 00:00:00

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


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