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Rediscovered butterfly species bolsters national park proposal  
Date: 08-06-17
The ‘Striped Ringlets’ butterfly is found exclusively in the eastern island province of Catanduanes in the Philippines and was first discovered by a biologist in 1982. However, it was not listed in…  
A future for fishing in the Philippines  
Date: 12-06-17
A future for fishing in the Philippines A community in the Philippines is fighting illegal fishing and protecting its environment with patrols - and pride in their waters. The fishing communities of…  
Regional Bonn Challenge Conference in Honduras  
Date: 12-06-17
The third edition of the Regional Bonn Challenge Conference in Latin America will be taking place in Honduras from 12 to 13 June. Ministers and high-level representatives from Central and South…  
Better management of natural disaster risks  
Date: 13-06-17
Better management of natural disaster risks An increasing number of people worldwide is prone to natural disasters. By implementing the risk management cycle persons affected can become more…  
Interview: "NDCs are not a shopping list, but a societal project”  
Date: 15-06-17
At the sidelines of the Global NDC Conference in May 2017 in Berlin Mr. Mohamed Nbou, Director in the Ministry of Environment of Morocco, showcased in an interview latest developments related to NDC…  
Fresh air for the ancient Inca capital  
Date: 16-06-17
Fresh air for the ancient Inca capital Until recently, wastewaters in the Peruvian Cusco caused an unpleasant odour, but a more modern sewage system now eliminates the disturbing smells. Around 80…  
Federal Environment Minister visits IKI projects in Costa Rica  
Date: 20-06-17
Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks’ visit to Costa Rica in mid-June focused on the partnership between the two countries to support implementation of Costa Rica’s Nationally Determined…  
STRONG High Seas – Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance for the High Seas  
Date: 20-06-17
STRONG High Seas – Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance for the High Seas The project facilitates the development of comprehensive, cross-sectoral approaches to the conservation and sustainable…  
New exchange platform for IKI in Mexico  
Date: 23-06-17
In early 2017, the Mexican-German Climate Change Alliance has begun serving as a hub for International Climate Initiative (IKI) projects in Mexico. Around 40 bilateral, regional and global…  
‘Green’ hydrogen from Chile  
Date: 26-06-17
Hydrogen is one of the most important energy sources of the future. Its industrial production, however, can only be considered sustainable if it uses renewable energy sources such as wind and solar…