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Celebrate World Environment Day with us!

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

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

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 ()

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 ()

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 ()

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

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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Planet-saving mission ready for launch!

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 8:30 AM Comments comments ()

The FIM’s environmental awareness raising campaign, spearheaded by its Environmental Ambassadors known as the Ride Green Ambassadors, will be launched this year with a special mission, namely to convince the motorcycling community to take up the challenge of helping to save the planet.


This may sound like something out of a superheroes comic, but it is a weigh...

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The circuit of the Americas welcomes back the FIM KISS Programme

Posted on April 6, 2016 at 3:20 AM Comments comments ()

he circuit of the Americas, winner of the 2014 FIM Environmental Award, is proud to welcome back the FIM'S Keep It Shiny & Sustainable (KiSS) Programme.



The main objective of the KiSS Programme is to foster the sustainability of major events and to leverage the passion of motorsport fans to promote awareness around environmental resp...

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Climate Action Begins With You!

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 2:35 AM Comments comments ()

As you know, the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015 marked a historic milestone in the global efforts to tackle climate change. For the first time ever, 195 countries came together to commit to protecting our planet- and its magnificent forests and incredible oceans too!


But did you know that 2015 was also the hottest year on record?


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Jerez Declaration

Posted on December 3, 2015 at 1:50 AM Comments comments ()

Please see below copy of the JEREZ DECLARATION which was signed after the Women+Sustainability Conference in Jerez, Spain on 19/20 Nov 2015. This is a joint declaration of commitment to environmental sustainability and the advancement of women.


Posted on November 5, 2015 at 5:20 PM Comments comments ()

FIM AFRICA wishes to announce a series of PowerPoint Presentations, for educational purposes, dealing with general environmental awareness in motorcycle sport, the responsibilities of competitors and their support crews, the responsibilities of organisers and promoters, and the role and conduct of the FIM AFRICA Environmental Stewards.


FIM AFRICA wishes to assist and encourage their affiliated National Federations to initiate an environmental education process among their c...

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Posted on August 17, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments ()

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 competitor and member of the service crews must be aware of the requirements of the FIM AFRICA Environmental Code and must follow a...

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The Green Rider - A Journey Towards Environmental Sustainability

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 3:40 AM Comments comments ()

FIM AFRICA is proud to present you the first edition of THE GREEN RIDER – A JOURNEY TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY. As a detailed information & training guide it will serve to support the FIM AFRICA Environmental Code.


Although scientific research on the interaction of sporting events and our natural environment is well documented, there is currently a void f...

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FIM AFRICA - Appreciation Award

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 6:00 PM Comments comments ()


Posted on June 17, 2015 at 5:40 AM Comments comments ()

Close to 300 Kenyan motocross riders, their families and general public celebrated the World Environment Day (WED) in conjunction with a National Motox race at the Jamhuri Motocross Circuit on 14 June 2015.

The event aimed at raising environmental awareness of changes needed in current consumption patterns to sustain the planet’s ability to provide natural resources for future generations....

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Motorsport South Africa Celebrates World Environment Day - 5 June

Posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:30 AM Comments comments ()

World Environment Day known as WED for short, is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and is a climax of environmental activities being undertaken all year by UNEP, organizations and individuals around the world. It is celebrated to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action.

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5 June - World Environment Day

Posted on June 2, 2015 at 2:55 AM Comments comments ()

MX SA Environmental Award

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 7:35 AM Comments comments ()

MX SA awarded the Husqvama Factory Racing Team the MX SA Environmental Award for the 2nd Round of the SA National Motocross Championship held at Zone 7 in the Western Cape for its compliance to the environment while still enjoying the full thrill of racing. Team rider Charl van Eeden accepted the award on behalf of the team at Prize Giving

Watch the incredible Earth Hour 2015 highlights!

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:55 AM Comments comments ()

This Earth Hour, you joined millions to highlight the need for climate action.


From the first lights out event in Samoa, travelling across all seven continents to wind down in Tahiti, the past 24 hours inspired an amazing show of unity. Marking a new record, individuals, businesses, city skylines and landmarks in 172 countries and territories switched off their lights to help change climate change. Watch the highlights!

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Posted on February 15, 2015 at 9:40 AM Comments comments ()



Kenya Motorsport Federation has established an Environmental Award to sensitize riders adopting responsible and sustainable environmental conduct in motorcycling. The winners of the 2014 Award were Jet and Jaden Takkunen. Throughout the 2014 season, these two brothers were observed to place their bikes on an environmental mat (during and outside races), keeping the pit area spotless clean, recycling waste and giving water to trees that had been planted by the Mx-50 ...

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