New York, US (PANA) - The values that we ascribe to nature are vital parts of our cultures, identities, economies, and ways of life, all of which should be reflected in policy decisions surrounding our natural world, according to a new UN-backed report released on Monday. However, the new Intergovernmental Science-Policy [...]
©- - 12 july 2022 - 05:17:00 - thread Environment (548 words)

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - More human wildlife conflict is reported in Botswana as elephants continue to be spotted roaming in villages across the country. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks on Monday issued another public warning of an elephant roaming between Thamaga and Molepolole villages west of the capital, Gaborone. Akanyang [...]
©- - 28 september 2020 - 15:58:15 - thread Environment (169 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)  -  Hundred of scientists in Africa met here Wednesday to discuss ways of harnessing the continent's geospatial information and its implication in addressing the 17 targets of the Sustainable Development Goals for an inclusive, prosperous and sustainable continent. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with their 169 associated targets, [...]
©- - 20 november 2019 - 23:23:42 - thread Environment (316 words)

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The the Mauritanian Environment and Sustainable Development Ministry on Monday launched a campaign to confiscate all materials made of non-degradable plastic in the markets of Nouakchott. Scores of workers from the Department went to the markets and the main streets of the capital confiscating plastic materials and [...]
©- - 06 january 2014 - 22:30:46 - thread Environment (148 words)

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Activists of the environmental NGO, Greenpeace, last Friday stopped the fishing activities of an EU trawler "Maartje Théodora" in Mauritanian waters for overfishing, a communiqué issued by the organization on Monday said. Greenpeace activists used an inflatable boat to prevent the trawler from taking away its [...]
©- - 12 march 2012 - 22:54:58 - thread Environment (214 words)

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Two initiatives aimed at protecting the environment in Rwanda are among 10 winners a programme initiated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN environment agency has said. The heads of two Rwandan NGOs working locally in protecting the environment would be presented with the 2010 World [...]
©- - 11 april 2011 - 20:23:48 - thread Environment (239 words)

N'Djamena- Tchad (PANA) -- Chadian President Idriss Deby is to institute a prize for the protection of the nature in Chad, according to a statement released Wedn e sday in N'Djamena. According to the statement, the prize will be awarded to communities and other g roups which carry out [...]
©- - 24 june 2009 - 11:55:00 - thread Environment (280 words)