Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The third edition of the World Sea Forum will kick off Wednesday in Bizerte, Tunisia, an official source told PANA here. Olivier Poivre d'Arvor, French ambassador and president of the National Maritime Museum in France, told state-run radio several countries and sea specialists are expected to attend [...]
©- - 14 july 2020 - 19:30:01 - thread Environment (161 words)

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - An elephant calf was cruelly killed by three suspects using dogs and stones on 6 Dec 2019 at Nokaneng village, close to the Namibia/Botswana border, according to investigations by Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism. The Ministry's Public Relations Officer, Daniel Moatshe said on [...]
©- - 30 december 2019 - 18:25:46 - thread Environment (186 words)

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism has received reports that a collared research male elephant was shot and killed. According to the ministry, Michael Lee Potter, a professional hunter and Sean Michael Sharp, a citizen hunting licence holder claimed to have encountered several bull [...]
©- - 13 december 2019 - 15:55:00 - thread Environment (346 words)

Paris, France (PANA)  -  An International Research Laboratory Rehabs, a hub for innovative research on socio-ecosystems and the biosphere at the time of the Anthropocene was inaugurated Thursday in Port Elizabeth, PANA learnt from an official source. Professor Sibongile Muthwa, Vice-Chancellor of Nelson Mandela University, and Antoine Petit, President and CEO [...]
©- - 10 december 2019 - 00:18:06 - thread Environment (299 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) -  While the mobilization of climate finance for sustainable development remains key for African negotiators participating next week in the UN Climate Change Conference COP25  in Madrid, Spain, only few African countries are on the right track to establish innovative mechanisms and nationally-owned funds, analysts say. COP25 is [...]
©- - 30 november 2019 - 20:03:00 - thread Environment (653 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) -  The African Development Bank (AfDB) has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025, official sources said here Saturday. This follows adaptation initiatives ahead of the 25th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties [...]
©- - 30 november 2019 - 15:55:52 - thread Environment (592 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)  -  As the global climate emergency intensifies and greenhouse gas emissions continue to grow, a group of African negotiators will join representatives of governments from across the globe in Madrid for the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 from 2-13 December 2019 to take the next crucial steps [...]
©- - 30 november 2019 - 13:17:15 - thread Environment (652 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) -  Rwanda's deputy chief of the environment management body has called on local religious leaders to make climate change and environmental protection an "evangelical issue".   "The environment must be seen as God's gift to all people where humans have a responsibility to protect nature for the Almighty," said [...]
©- - 27 november 2019 - 16:29:19 - thread Environment (260 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) director general Coletha Ruhamya on Wednesday underscored the important role the youth should play to gain insight into their perspective to ensure that social category is  becoming increasingly ‘agents of change’ committed to the fight against global warming.  Presiding over a training [...]
©- - 13 november 2019 - 16:05:49 - thread Environment (356 words)

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA)  -  The 17th ordinary session of the African ministerial conference on environment (AMCEN) will be held from 11-15 November in the South African city of Durban on the theme “Taking Actions for the Sustainability of Environment and Prosperity in Africa”. The session will focus on issues related [...]
©- - 17 october 2019 - 22:53:23 - thread Environment (202 words)

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - As in all countries of the world, all lights will be turned off, Saturday between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm, in the vicinity of the old port of Bizerte (far north of Tunisia), on the occasion of the global event ''Earth Hour''.   Instead, candles will be used [...]
©- - 30 march 2019 - 20:18:16 - thread Environment (194 words)