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Tuesday, 29 September 2015 20:51

EcoPeace Middle East

EcoPeace Middle East is a unique organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists. Our primary objective is the promotion of cooperative efforts to protect our shared environmental heritage. In so doing, we seek to advance both sustainable regional development and the creation of necessary conditions for lasting peace in our region. EcoPeace has offices in Amman, Bethlehem, and Tel-Aviv.
Published in _Dead Sea Global

The Ganga River is a symbol of faith, heritage and civilization. Its basin, with a 1.09 million km2 area and over 600 million people, generates approximately 40% of India’s GDP. Traversing over 2,500 km, the Ganga provides an extensive range of ecosystem services to riverine communities; water for cities and agriculture; fish production; recreational uses; and important sites for religious purposes to name a few.

Five Countries (Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia andSlovenia) and their ministries responsible for environment and nature conservation signed a joint declaration to establish the Transboundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve "Mura-Drava-Danube".

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