Celebrated annually on 2 February, World Wetlands Day (WWD) marks marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. World Wetlands Day aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and planet.
Hot on the heels of the World Meteorological Organization's report on greenhouse gas concentrations, the UN Environment Programme (Unep) has published its regular snapshot of how the world is doing in cutting levels of these pollutants...Countries will have to increase their carbon-cutting ambiti
IUCN is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to design the Oceania State of Protected and Conserved Areas report. The goal of this work is to produce a credible and professional output that meets IUCN’s publication standards.
Analysis of failures of conservation projects are rarely published, a new study has found. Researchers who reviewed the available scientific literature found only 59 peer-reviewed articles that had analyzed failures of conservation projects.
As a scientist who uses poetry in my research, I feel that these two disciplines are complementary, and we should embrace poetry as a tool for communicating our research and developing new understandings of our fields.
A study in Germany suggests that people have reasonably good grasp of the science surrounding climate change, but occasionally overestimate their understanding...Respondents in survey couldn’t always tell climate facts from falsehoods — even when they were sure they were right.
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment (SPREP) continues to grow from strength to strength, as was evident when Director General, Mr Kosi Latu, tabled the 2018 Annual Report during the first day of the 29th SPREP Meeting of Officials.