The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
The report is the outcome of a Green Finance Task Force which was tasked to develop policy, regulatory and market-innovations to better align China's financial system with the needs of green industry and sustainable development.
More sustainable buildings the aim of new 10YFP programme.
UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, Urges Governments and Global Citizens to Commit to Tackle Climate Change, Protect the Environment and Eliminate Lead in Paint.
Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.
Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
UNEP challenges bloggers to envision a world where seven billion people make a change towards responsible consumption.
Achim Steiner shares the reasons for optimism with the Atlantic Council.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
We condemn in the strongest terms the heinous attack on Garissa University College which claimed the lives of so many innocent people.