Category: Climate Change

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY 2016: The Future of Wildlife is in Our Hands

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On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The Read more

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International Ozone Day: UN Marks 30 Years Fighting Ozone Layer Depletion

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The protection of the earth’s ozone layer has been on the environmental agenda for decades, but on the 30th anniversary of the Vienna Convention, the UN has stressed that the fight is not yet over. Since 1994, September 16 has been International Ozone Day – or the “International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer”, to give it it...

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