Ecosystems Management Press Releases

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

Healthy Ecosystems Key to Better Food Security

UN Agencies Unite to Strengthen Support for Sustainable Ecosystems and to Implement New Sustainable Food Systems Programme
26-9-2014 00:00:00

United Nations and Leading Investors Launch Coalition to Decarbonize Institutional Investment Worldwide at UN Summit

Commitment to decarbonize $100 billion of investment
23-9-2014 00:00:00

More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Governments, Business, Civil Society and Indigenous Leaders Pledge to End Loss of Forests

Declaration Would End Billions of Tons of Climate Pollution per Year, Backed With More Than $1 Billion Down Payment, Restore 350 Million Hectares of Forest
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to Accelerate Clean Energy Investments that Reduce Carbon Emissions

CEO Brian Moynihan Speaks At United Nations Climate Summit
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS
17-9-2014 00:00:00


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