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 Klaus Toepfer - “The near-total destruction of the Iraqi marshlands under the regime of Saddam Hussein was a major ecological and human disaster, robbing the Marsh Arabs of a centuries-old culture and way of life as well as food in the form of fish and that most crucial of natural resources, drinking water,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “The near total destruction of the Iraqi marshlands was a major ecological and human disaster, robbing the Marsh Arabs of a centuries-old culture and way of life,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “I am delighted that we have finally come together to forge a forward-looking road map for closer cooperation.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “Putting tourism on a sustainable path is a major challenge, requiring partnership and cooperation within the tourism industry, and between the industry, governments and tourists themselves.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “In 2002 governments meeting at the World Summit on Sustainable Development agreed to reverse the rate of loss of biodiversity by 2010 including in the marine world. Our valuable association with 3D Entertainment has allowed us to convey the importance of marine wildlife conservation to vast audiences, and we are thrilled this project has been so well received across countries and cultures.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “I would urge Presidents and Prime Ministers to make this WRI report and the findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment indispensable parts of their reading. I am sure that the conclusions will suggest to them, as they do to me, fresh, imaginative, sensible and truly sustainable approaches to the pressing development issues of the day,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “It is cause for extreme concern.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “Sustainable construction is one way to show social responsibility to a world now threatened with environmental disaster, especially from global warming. We have to do everything in our means to ease this crisis at every level, beginning in your home and your company.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “We are an integral part of the Kenyan community and any calamity that affects a part of it, affects us all. I am pleased to see that we respond not only as an organization, which is our duty, but as individuals as well.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “Without doubt, sports and sports men and women can be a power for good in the world inspiring by example and bringing together communities, nations and cultures in a common understanding of the principles of peace and fair play.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “A renaissance in environmental politics and policy does not come in a vacuum. It needs the long-term commitment and vision of men and women. It needs people who have been and continue to be Champions of the Earth.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “There are many important messages emerging from this pioneering study. One that rings loud and clear is the economic one - that our collective failure to value the goods and services provided by international waters, and to narrowly price the benefits in terms of the few rather than the many, is impoverishing us all.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “The findings in this atlas are speaking a very clear language,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “It is clear from this report, and from a series of other studies published throughout the year, that the environment is something like the red ribbon running through the Millennium Development Goals.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “The extraordinary rise in both human populations and consumption levels leaves us no choice but to take innovative and ambitious actions to reverse the widespread destruction of species and ecosystems.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “The extraordinary rise in both human populations and consumption levels leaves us no choice but to take innovative and ambitious actions to reverse the widespread destruction of species and ecosystems,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “This is a grim prognosis based on business as usual,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “On this special United Nations Day, let us take those adequate steps to stop the careless exploitation and destruction of the environment by making the necessary changes in our own lives, in our own attitudes, and in our own behavior. We don't have another thousand years,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “There is clear and growing evidence of a link between reverence for the land and a breadth of unique and special plants and animals. Sadly, sacred sites are also under threat, and there is an urgent need to help local, indigenous and traditional peoples safeguard their heritage. This can do much to conserve the biological and genetic diversity upon which we all depend.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “more detailed field analysis of soil and water quality is needed to gauge the exact state of rehabilitation.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “I'm utterly convinced that it should not be included in any type of (agreement).”
 Klaus Toepfer - “We must convince and empower people to adopt the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity as their guiding principle,”
 Klaus Toepfer - “So it must be a clear signal that, in order to avoid such a disaster, we must deploy technologies and adopt economic measures that are already available and feasible.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “The UN calls upon the Kenyan government to clarify the circumstances surrounding today's events at the Standard Group, and to take the appropriate action against those responsible, including legal action if necessary.”
 Klaus Toepfer - “An early study in Iraq could either lay these fears to rest or confirm that there are indeed potential risks, which could then be addressed through immediate action,”

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