Humans push wildlife populations to the brink Society

Humans push wildlife populations to the brink

Humanity and the way we feed, fuel and finance our societies and economies is pushing nature and the services that power and sustain us to the brink, according to the WWF’s 2018 Living Planet Report.
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ASEAN to raise public awareness of biodiversity issues

Government communication officers, biodiversity experts from the ten ASEAN member countries, and representatives from regional organisations are gathering in Mandaluyong city, the Philippines, for a workshop on ASEAN Biodiversity Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA).
ASEAN commits to biodiversity conservation ASEAN

ASEAN commits to biodiversity conservation

The environment ministers of the ten ASEAN member states have reiterated their countries’ commitment to biodiversity conservation in a joint statement issued at the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea.
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Vietnam pledges to build maritime reserves

Vietnam will establish 16 maritime reserves spreading from the north to the south by 2015 and plan to expand the system and put several new reserves into operation during 2016-2020 period.