6. Dezember 2019
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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna And Flora (CITES)

The Department of the Environment and Energy has primary responsibility for the implementation of Australia’s requirements for international movement of species listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna...

100 Days Until the UN Conference on Migratory Species Starts in India

Bonn, 8 November 2019 – In 100 days from today, approximately 1,500 delegates, including representatives of national governments, international organizations, scientists, conservation groups and other wildlife experts will gather in Gandhinagar, India for the...

Good first move to better protect native forests from logging

The announcement by the Andrews Government today to ‘cease immediately’ logging of old growth native forest in Victoria, and immediately exempt threatened species habitat from logging, is a ‘good first move’ and a significant...

New reports of Trump administration’s ‘official withdrawal’ from Paris Climate Agreement / UNFCCC –...

Washington DC, November 4, 2019 — Greenpeace today condemned the Trump administration’s formal notification to the United Nations that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard...

WWF Statement on Paris Withdrawal

The Administration today announced its decision to officially withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. This starts a one-year withdrawal period ending on November 4, 2020 at which point the United States will...

NASA ice mission launches from Hobart

The Australian Antarctic Program’s research season kicks off this week with NASA launching its Operation IceBridge mission from Hobart – for the first time – to map ice along East Antarctica’s coastline. NASA’s Operation IceBridge...
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Toronto to become a “Good Food City” by reducing meat consumption, increasing access to...

Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory today joined with 13 other mayors representing some of the world’s largest cities including Paris, Los Angeles, Lima and Tokyo in committing to become “Good Food Cities”, by...
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UK’s Top Writers speak truth to power to highlight the Ecological and Climate Emergency

‘We really don’t have time to fanny around any more. We all need to get with the project and the project is Extinction Rebellion.’ – Irvine Welsh Writers join Extinction Rebellion’s call for the...
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New IPCC Report Shows Critical Need for Accelerated Climate Action and Oceans Protection

Monaco, 25 September, 2019 – The launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere today highlights the need for governments to urgently scale up and accelerate...
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IRENA Urges Leaders to Build Climate Response around Renewables

New York, United States of America, 20 September 2019 – Public and private sector leaders are being urged to double annual investments in renewable energy to keep the world well below 2°C of warming, says...
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Von der Leyen sets the bar high on climate, new Commission will have to...

In reaction to von der Leyen announcement today, Wendel Trio, Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe said: “The youth climate strikes and ever more severe climate impacts created the momentum for the new Commission...
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NGOs call for new laws to end the EU’s complicity in Amazon fires

Twenty-six NGOs, have urged European Institutions to end European complicity in the fires raging in the Amazon by passing tough new laws guaranteeing that products sold in the EU are free from deforestation and...

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