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LETTER FROM FIM PRESIDENT, VITO IPPOLITO - WED 2018

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)



Dear Federations

Dear Friends,


Time flies, and once again we are on the eve of one of the dates which the FIM celebrates jointly with UN Environment, namely World Environment Day that is celebrated on 5 June of each year.


World Environment Day is the most important day for the United Nations in terms of global awareness and action in favou...

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RIDE GREEN WEBINAR

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)





ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MOTORCYCLE COMPETITORS


“The environmental challenges facing our planet are like a motorcycle race without a finish line”.


As part of FIM´s celebration of World Environment Day, we cordially invite you to join us electronically on Tuesday, 5 June 201...

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10 DAYS TO EARTH HOUR 2018!

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)




Only 10 DAYS to go until Earth Hour 2018! Gather your family and friends and join us in celebrating our amazing planet and its rich variety of life on Saturday 24 March, 8:30pm local time


As the countdown to #EarthHour continues, we invite you to share why you feel connected to Earth, this place we all call home.


Telling others how you #Connect2Earth will help build stronger...

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30 DAYS TO EARTH HOUR 2018!

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (1)




Just 30 days to go until Earth Hour 2018! Rally your friends and family and join us in showing your support for our amazing planet on Saturday 24 March, 8:30p.m. local time.



Don't forget to keep the date free and take part in the event! Anything is possible if we #Connect2Earth together, so let's keep up the momentum and make this Earth Hour the biggest celebration yet!

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FIM RIDE GREEN GOES CARTOON!

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Click here to watch the clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYjqaGjpMjY


Join us and travel through time with Greg Hancock, FIM Environmental Ambassador, and his son Karl, the stars of this story, who guide us through events since 1992 when a group of visionary people at the FIM formed the first Environmental Working Group. Watch the video and discover the key milestones and most thrilling moments o...

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Kenyan Motocross Riders celebrated 2017 World Environment Day at the Jamhuri Motocross Track on 11 June.

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)



Inspired by a Kikuyu saying – “ You must treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is loaned to you by your children” - the Mx riders and their teams Connected to Nature by walking through a “Mx-Trail” learning about the importance of forests, the Earth’s water resources and responsible consumption and behavior in motorcycling and in general. Through X-...

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Finland promotes Sustainability at the Season's first EnduroGP

Posted on March 23, 2017 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The 25/26 March will mark the first FIM International Sustainability Commission event of 2017 as KiSS (Keep it Shiny and Sustainable) comes to Päijänne as part of the opening round of the FIM Enduro World Championship that will take place against the backdrop of Finland’s wintery landscape.


 

 

Päitsi - formally Päijänteen ympäriajo (race around Lake Päijänne) - is one of Finland´s oldes...

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Education As Instrument To Raise Environmental Awareness In Motor Sports

Posted on February 3, 2017 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

SAIEH NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West (31 January 2017)


PRESENTER: Marius Matthee (President: Environmental Panel - Motorsport South Africa)


SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION


Environmental education is a fundamental instrument in raising environmental awareness among motor sports role-players in South Africa.


Following the 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, the International Olymp...

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2016 MX OF AFRICAN NATIONS FIM AFRICA's GREENEST TEAM AWARD

Posted on August 10, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)


BE THE “GREENEST TEAM” AT THIS YEAR'S FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS OF AFRICAN NATIONS

 

 

Motorcycle competitors have an important role to play on a variety of issues as both role models and participants. A degraded environment affects them directly in as much as it threatens their performance, health and even their lives. Every ...

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Russia ready to host the 2016 edition of the Ride Green Cup

Posted on July 22, 2016 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)




The Russian Educational Children’s Center “Orlyonok” will be the perfect venue to host the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship in 2016 and the second edition of the Ride Green Cup, which is focused on raising awareness and encouraging the environmental education of young riders, teams, family and fans in their communities and countries. The Ride Green Cup is part of...

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Kenyan motocross riders raise their voice about zero-tolerance for wildlife crime

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 



Close to 300 Kenyan National Championship Motocross riders, their families and general public celebrated on 5 June the World Environment Day 2016 and raised their voices about zero-tolerance for wildlife crime and the damage it does to natural heritage and economy in Kenya and in the world. During the celebrations, the teams studied the facts about the illegal global trade in wildlife, ...

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Circuit De Barcelona-catalunya Hosts The Kiss Programme And Celebrates

Posted on June 1, 2016 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)



 

 

 

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (Montmeló).- For the third consecutive year, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is joining the environmental initiative KISS Barcelona (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable) during the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya de MotoGP™, which this year will also coincide with the World Environment ...

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Celebrate World Environment Day this year by lending your name to fight wildlife crime.

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)



The illegal trade in wildlife is pushing many species of animals and plants toward local or global extinction, robbing us of our natural heritage. The killing and smuggling of these species is also undermining economies, fuelling organised crime, and feeding corruption and insecurity across the globe.

 

 

Give your name, change the game.

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2016 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY BRIEFING - CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE CLUB OF NATAL (SOUTH AFRICA)

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)




 

The highlight on the Classic Motorcycle Club of Natal’s events calendar is their Natal Classic, a Reliability and Regularity Trial over a total distance of approximately 500km for motorcycles that are at least 20 years old. The 2016 event in May was a great success. It saw several riders from all over Southern Africa competing in the beautiful area ne...

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Celebrate World Environment Day with us!

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)


This year the FIM will join the World Environment Day (WED) campaign Go Wild for Life with a series of dedicated activities during the MotoGP in Barcelona. All are aimed at bringing to the attention of the largest possible number of spectators and media outlets the importance of saying NO to the illegal wildlife trade.



 

We have prepared a series of posters th...

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ZAMBIA MOTOR SPORTS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES 2016 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY INITIATIVES

Posted on May 26, 2016 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Report by Ginty Melvill




The Zambia Motor Sports Association (ZMSA) has embraced the FIM’s call to support UNEP’s 2016 World Environment Day and to sensitize their motorcyclists on illegal wildlife trade and poaching. Leisure & Touring riding is particularly popular in Zambia. The decision was made to launch an awareness initiative through several of their Club...

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Circuito del Mugello makes a commitment to sustainability for the 4th consecutive year

Posted on May 19, 2016 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)




KiSS is the flagship sustainability programme of the FIM, inspired by the KiSS Mugello project first launched in 2013 and which has since been organised at circuits worldwide and in several different disciplines.


The 2016 Mugello initiative is being organised by 2014 FIM Environmental Award winners Yamaha Motor Racing, who are returning to the Tuscan Circuit again this season and taking on the...

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FIM Europe for the World Environment Day

Posted on May 15, 2016 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)





World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 Countries.


 

 

World Environm...

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2016 World Environment Day

Posted on April 29, 2016 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)




It is a tradition in the FIM family to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) every 5 June, the most important day for launching a positive action in favour of our environment. The WED this year is focused on fighting against illegal trade in animals which erodes our precious biodiversity and threatens the survival of awesome species such as elephants, rhinos and tige...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY - 5 JUNE 2016

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)





The United Nations Environment Programme, 2016 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY’s theme is the fight against the illegal trade in wildlife, which erodes our precious biodiversity and threatens the survival of awesome species such as elephants, rhinos and tigers as well as many others that are less celebrated. It also undermines our economies, communities and security. FIM AFRICA also wishes to sensitize ...

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