Archives of Press Releases of Global Nature Fund

  • Energy Globe Award for the Environmental Foundation Global Nature Fund07/26/2017

    Energy Globe Award for the Environmental Foundation Global Nature Fund

    The Energy Globe Award – an internationally acclaimed and renowned environmental prize for resource management, energy efficiency and renewable energies – has found its way to Lake Constance. The environmental foundation Global Nature Fund was presented with the Energy Globe Award for two of their projects in Burundi and Colombia.

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  • Tackling the extinction – how food standards address the loss of biodiversity04/28/2017

    Tackling the extinction – how food standards address the loss of biodiversity

    European Initiative "Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Sector" publishes insights on how protection of biodiversity is currently addressed in standards and labels for the food sector

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  • Lake Tanganyika, a lake of superlatives, is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2017"01/31/2017

    Lake Tanganyika, a lake of superlatives, is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2017"

    Global Nature Fund nominates Lake Tanganyika as "Threatened Lake of the Year". Sedimentation, pollution and overexploitation jeopardise Africa’s second largest lake. With almost 17 % of the world's available fresh water, Lake Tanganyika is of global importance and source of life for millions of people.

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  • Raising Awareness of the Plight of the Dead Sea11/21/2016

    Raising Awareness of the Plight of the Dead Sea

    Seven Hour Swim across the Dead Sea

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  • 09/30/2016

    2016 Sustainable Destinations Top 100

    100 Destinations Win Global Sustainability Competition

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  • Richest fish inland water body in Southeast Asia – The Tonle Sap Lake is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2016"01/28/2016

    Richest fish inland water body in Southeast Asia – The Tonle Sap Lake is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2016"

    Dam construction and climate change influence the natural water cycles of the streams in the Lower Mekong Basin. This causes a domino effect with dramatic consequences on the unique ecosystem of Lake Tonle Sap.

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  • 01/21/2016

    ARCOS and GNF start a partnership to foster sustainable management of freshwater ecosystems

    News release

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  • SEKISUI European Children’s Eco Summit 2015 in Germany09/16/2015

    SEKISUI European Children’s Eco Summit 2015 in Germany

    After three events in Asia, SEKISUI Chemical Co., Ltd. brought its Children’s Eco Summit back to Europe. Co-hosted by SEKISUI and the Global Nature Fund, the event took place from 4 to 6 September at Lake Constance, Germany. The Children’s Eco Summit, established in 2007 for the 60th anniversary of the company, offers children of the employees the opportunity to experience, learn and talk about the environment and nature.

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  • Planeta Azul Award for ecological, low-cost sewage treatment initiative in Colombia06/23/2015

    Planeta Azul Award for ecological, low-cost sewage treatment initiative in Colombia

    Radolfzell, June 23, 2015: The Green Filter in San Miguel de Sema (Colombia) was honoured in June 2015 with the First Great Prize during the XII Planeta Azul Awards, sponsored by Banco Occidental from Colombia. The Planeta Azul Awards aims at raising awareness in Colombia on the need to preserve and protect the valuable natural resources. To achieve this goal, the ecological contest "National Ecology Award Planeta Azul: Water, principle of life" with a strong focus on water has been launched in 1993.

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  • 06/10/2015

    NGO transboundary master plan for restoration of the Lower Jordan River: A vision for cooperation and dialogue in the Jordan Valley

    NGO Master Plan for the restoration of the Lower Jordan River, a bridge for dialogue between Palestinians, Israeli and Jordanians - how naive! This statement has been heard continuously during the 3 years long project by EcoPeace Middle East. Repeatedly, the answer for that was the same: "It is naive to believe that the current situation can go on, it is naive to think that Palestinians, Israeli and Jordanians can go on without change."

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