Harmful Substances Press Releases

West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports

Cleaner fuel to reduce air pollution for more than quarter of a billion people
05/12/2016 00:00:00

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action

- Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

15/09/2016 00:00:00

Investigation of soils contaminated by industry gets underway in Serbia

07/09/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Assesses Sites Impacted by "Probo Koala" Toxic Waste Dumping in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

14/07/2016 00:00:00

Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UNEP report recommendations
02/06/2016 00:00:00

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them
20/05/2016 00:00:00

Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Says

Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment under the Microscope
19/05/2016 00:00:00

PRESS CONFERENCE INVITATION: Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment Under the Microscope

18/05/2016 00:00:00

African Universities See Wealth in Waste

Interview with Professor David Mungai, Deputy Director of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and member of the First University Consortium to tackle Solid Waste Management
07/04/2016 00:00:00

Countries Take Final Step to Put Global Mercury Agreement Into Force

Minamata Convention to Protect Millions Worldwide from Health Threats of Mercury
10/03/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Leads First Ever Nationwide Diagnosis of Contaminated Soil in Republic of Serbia

Chemical and metal industry locations eyed as polluted sites are mapped ahead of remediation
25/02/2016 00:00:00

From Asthma to Zika: UNEP tackles links between health and environment

18/02/2016 00:00:00

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