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ZERO TOLERANCE FOR THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

The booming illegal trade in wildlife products is eroding Earth's precious biodiversity, robbing us of our natural heritage and pushing whole species towards extinction.

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NEW UN WEB TOOL DEMONSTRATE CLIMATE BENEFITS OF PROTECTING APES

A new web based tool, launched in liberia's capital Wednesday, shows how protecting great Apes in Africa and Asia can help countries fight climate change

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HOST COUNTRY

WED 2016 TO BE GLOBALLY HOSTED BY ANGOLA

This year's World Environment Day celebration are hosted by Angola, a country seeking to restore its elephant herds, conserve Africa's biodiversity-rich wildlife, and safeguard the environment as it continues to rebuild after more than a quarter century of civil war

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WED COMMUNITY

WHAT YOU CAN DO - 5 QUICK FACTS

World Environment Day can be celebrated in many different ways: through art and craft exhibition , film festivals, competition, demonstration activities, drama, online and social media activities and more. Whatever you decide to do for WED, here are Five quick steps to consider in making your day a success

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

ABOUT THE MOVEMENT

Celebrate the biggest day for positive environmental action

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