Archives for posts with tag: UNEP
Protect World Wildlife Today, 3 March, & Forever
From Susan Sacirbey & Diplomat Artist
Just as “it takes a village” to raise our children, so too does it take an educated global citizen — the entire world — to protect and preserve World Wildlife. — More —
 
From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Environment Ambassadors – Read More & Photos
War on #ClimateChange: Threat to ‘International Peace & Security’
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
From desertification to eroding shores, climate change has intensified resource scarcity, poverty & hunger. YouTube link included to “Riders on the Storm” by The Doors. — More —

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Animal Welfare Ambassadors
About  55,000 Borneo orangutans are left in the wild according to the UN Environment Programme. –MORE–

http://diplomatartist.com/make-this-orangutan-photo-sustainable-not-a-memento-of-a-lost-planet/

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Are Animals Global Citizens?
Susan Sacirbey collaborating w/ Ambassador Muhamed (Mo) Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Perhaps you have one predominant thought in back of your mind as you read this blog: Why should we expect any more global consensus on addressing animal welfare when the international community is failing on so many conflicts to deliver peace or even secure human rights? –MORE–
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-sacirbey/are-animals-global-citize_b_7628452.html

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Diplomat Artist Buzz: As UNEP stresses: There is “the need to speed the transition to an inclusive sustainable economy, which requires channeling of trillions of dollars annually into green investment & many more trillions away from pollutant & natural resource intensive investment.”
http://diplomatartist.com/sustainability-environmentalism-can-also-be-profitable/

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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
An early leader in employing social media, the United Nations heralded January 30, 2015 as Social Media Day. The event was probably of many to come where digital-diplomacy is addressed in practice & theory.
http://diplomatartist.com/un-holds-first-ever-social-media…/

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“Ending FGM is part of UN’s unwavering campaign for the health, human rights & empowerment of women & girls,” said Mr. Ban. “We salute the girls & women who have fought against FGM & reclaimed their bodies & now need them to be the norm rather than the exception.”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49205#.VFKoR-eBG2n

UNSG Ban Ki-moon adopts 6-month old lion cub, whose Kiswahili name Tumaini means “HOPE”, to show solidarity for preservation efforts of Kenyan people, & as token of concern for Kenya Wildlife Service & park rangers.

Plastic Waste Causes $13 Billion in Annual Damage to Marine Ecosystems

There are reliable reports of environmental damage from plastic waste including mortality or illness when ingested by sea creatures (turtles); entanglement of animals, (dolphins & whales); damage to critical habitats (coral reefs) & concerns about chemical contamination, invasive species spread by plastic fragments & economic damage to fishing & tourism industries.