Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Experts & Policymakers Re-Imagine African Agriculture in Face of Climate Change

65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential
31/07/2015 00:00:00

First UN Resolution on Wildlife Trafficking Historic Step Forward, Chief of UN Environment Programme Says

In calling for wildlife crime to be treated as a serious crime, both nationally and across borders, the resolution sends a clear signal to organized criminal networks involved in this illicit trafficking that their time will soon be up.
31/07/2015 00:00:00

New Lending and Investment Tool Sets Agricultural Supply Chain on Sustainable Path, Reducing Deforestation Threat

New research by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Natural Capital Declaration highlights the critical need to fundamentally strengthen how financial institutions view, address and manage deforestation and degradations risks.
29/07/2015 00:00:00

UN Report Warns Borneo's Orangutans Face Severe Threats from Land Cover and Climate Change

An estimated 55,000 Bornean orangutans remain in the wild, split into three distinct subspecies.
29/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
16/07/2015 00:00:00

Investing in Forestry Sector Can Reverse Estimated US$3.5 Billion Economic Drain of Deforestation, Alleviate Poverty in Tanzania

Loss of forest ecosystem services such as water regulation can have adverse impacts on the value added of other sectors such as agriculture, tourism and energy.
09/07/2015 00:00:00

Investment of $600 Million a Year Required to Maintain Indonesia's Forest Cover, Critical to National Economy and Local Livelihoods - UN Report


08/07/2015 00:00:00

Western Indian Ocean's Pristine Ecosystems, Valued at US $25 Billion Annually, Under Threat

Growing Urbanization, Unsustainable Fishing and Resource Extraction among Main Pressures on Ecosystems
23/06/2015 00:00:00

UNEP and Tongji University Launch a New Guidebook Ahead of Consultations on China's 13th Five Year Plan

How to Turn Environmental Challenges into opportunities for Sustainable Development?
10/06/2015 00:00:00

UNEP and Xinhua Heads Sign Agreement on Promotion of Environmental Issues

The new agreement to run through to 2018.
10/06/2015 00:00:00

On World Oceans Day, New UN Report Recommends Ban of Microplastics in Cosmetics

Study showcases potential threats to human and ecosystems' health
08/06/2015 00:00:00

Musician and Environmentalist Jack Johnson Designated UNEP Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day 2015

Jack Johnson is an inspirational artist and committed environmentalist. His millions of fans around the world form part of a unique network that engages with environmental non-profits at each of his tour stops
05/06/2015 00:00:00


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