Tue, 3 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN to mark World Wildlife Day…
  • UN humanitarian agencies to brief press in Geneva…
  • UN officials to attend Brussels meeting on global Ebola Response…

'It's time to get serious about wildlife crime' UN proclaims on World Wildlife Day



Illegal wildlife trade undermines rule of law, degrades ecosystems and severely hampers the efforts of rural communities striving to sustainably manage their natural resources, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as the United Nations marked World Wildlife Day.


On Ear Care Day, UN health agency spotlights risks of noise-induced hearing loss

More than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to devote International Ear Care Day tomorrow to “Making Listening Safe.”



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