|Posted on February 19, 2020 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
Two times FIM Cross Country Rallies World Champion Pablo Quintanilla is the latest rider to be inducted as an FIM Ride Green Ambassador and will join Takahisa Fujinami, Greg Hancock, Marc Márquez, Randy de Puniet, Alex Salvini and Laia Sanz in working for future generations by promoting a culture of sustainability in the day-to-day practice of sport and in everyda...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:55 AM||comments (0)|
The programme known internationally as "KiSS" (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable) will be integrated in the activities of the third round of the 2019 FIM Cross Country World Championship to be held from 1st to 7th September in the Atacama Region, Chile.
Under this agreement, the first edition of the "KiSS Atacama" will be merged with the programme "I look after the d...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 29, 2019 at 12:35 PM||comments (0)|
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) annually organises events for World Environment Day (5 June), which encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It is organised around a theme that draws attention to a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2019 is AIR POLLUTION.
Vehicles play an importan...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2019 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
Dear FIM Family,
It is a pleasure for me to address you on this occasion on a subject that has a high priority on my agenda as President of the FIM. One of my most important commitments is the sustainability of motorcycling. It is in this spirit that we have agreed with UN Environment to support one of their largest and most widely recognised campaigns on the occasion of World Environment Day, as it will help us to come close to our community with a shared objective: ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 20, 2019 at 2:20 PM||comments (0)|
Programme & Outcomes:
Presentation 1 (THE GREEN RIDER – A JOURNEY TOWARDS SUSTAI...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 1, 2018 at 4:15 AM||comments (0)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 2:25 AM||comments (116)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 15, 2018 at 3:55 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 23, 2018 at 3:55 AM||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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|Posted on February 22, 2018 at 6:35 AM||comments (0)|
Click here to watch the clip:
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 13, 2017 at 8:55 AM||comments (96)|
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-...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 23, 2017 at 2:35 AM||comments (98)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 3, 2017 at 1:45 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 10, 2016 at 2:05 PM||comments (24)|
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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 22, 2016 at 5:20 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 7, 2016 at 5:40 AM||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, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 1, 2016 at 4:40 AM||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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:45 AM||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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|Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:25 AM||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...Read Full Post »