New GRASP Logo Offers Bold Vision
The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP), which was launched 10 years ago to protect great apes and their habitat in Africa and Asia, today unveiled a new logo that re-energizes the partnership of member nations, conservation organizations, and United Nations agencies going forward.
The new GRASP logo is predominantly blue and white, with a distinctive green leaf that represents GRASP’s commitment to biodiversity and ecosystem management. The logos of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – which jointly host the GRASP secretariat – are also included.
UN Offers ‘Green Economy’ Options to Offset Cost of Critical Orangutan Protection
Jakarta – Indonesia could balance conservation and development objectives – and potentially triple the economic benefits derived from key orangutan habitats– by adopting Green Economy initiatives, according to an 18-month study released today by theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) under its Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP).
Orangutans and the Economics of Sustainable Forest Management in Sumatra, which was produced at the request of the Republic of Indonesia, examines specific sites in Sumatra that host significant populations of critically endangered orangutans, and offers concrete sustainable land-use options.
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