Press Releases

Apes Seizure Database reveals true extent of illegal trade

Seizure records in the database date back to 2005, and include any removal of great apes from unlawful situations.
29/09/2016 00:00:00

The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment


28/09/2016 00:00:00

Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards


- Twenty innovative start-ups from eight African countries announced as winners of UN-backed SEED Awards for eco-inclusive innovation

- Winners will receive technical assistance and six months of free, tailor-made support to develop their business

28/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Secretary General's climate resilience initiative set to mobilize and accelerate climate action for sustainable development


24/09/2016 00:00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nations aim to reach an important agreement to protect the climate while continuing to preserve the ozone layer


23/09/2016 00:00:00

On World Rhino Day, Julius Yego Locks Horns with Illegal Trade in Wildlife


22/09/2016 00:00:00

Canada to host World Environment Day in 2017


21/09/2016 00:00:00

More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection


- Italian Environment Ministry commits 4.5 million euro for the protection of the Mediterranean

- The money will go to improving protection of marine parks and tackling marine litter, among others  

16/09/2016 00:00:00

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles


- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action

- Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

15/09/2016 00:00:00

De Croo signs new agreement with UN Environment on driving sustainable development


14/09/2016 00:00:00

Footballing Icon Neymar Jr. Targets Deadly Threats to Wildlife

Brazil and Barcelona star takes up Gisele Bündchen invitation to help end illegal trade in wildlife
12/09/2016 00:00:00

Governments to decide on trade in ivory, rhino horn and other wildlife products at World Wildlife Conference


12/09/2016 00:00:00


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