Thursday, July 9, 2020
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning single-use plastics. The ban is a welcome step in Bali’s battle...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Nepal announced that the country’s wild tiger population has nearly doubled since 2009. Nepal estimates 235 wild tigers are roaming the country today compared to 198...
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Minister Cho Myung-Rae announced the confirmation of the Korean Sustainable Development Goals (K-SDGs). The K-SDGs are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals....
Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a strategy to advocate for the interests of women in the peace process.
Written by: Kimberly White Earlier this month, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), announced they join together to develop countermeasures against plastic pollution in Southeast Asia and India.
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins The characteristics of mangroves in a range of ecosystems – from undisturbed natural settings to areas where considerable land-use changes have occurred...
Written by: Kimberly White In November 2018,  H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, the ASEAN 2018 Chairman and Prime Minister of Singapore, officially handed over the ASEAN 2019 Chairmanship to H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin seizure in the region. Customs officials discovered the shark fins inside...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end its ivory trade beginning with abandoning ivory hanko stamps. Hanko stamps account for 80% of...
Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting sites have recorded their most successful season in recent years, with nearly 300 hatchlings released...

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