Press Releases

Forests to cover one quarter of China in country's bid to build "eco-civilization"

UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development
26/05/2016 00:00:00

New Report Shows World Heritage Icons at Risk from Climate Change

Impacts likely to rapidly and permanently change attributes that make World Heritage sites popular tourist destinations
26/05/2016 00:00:00

Environment "cannot be an afterthought", says Kenya's President at opening of high-level environment assembly in Nairobi

120 ministers among over one thousand delegates in Nairobi charting course for strong action on sustainable future
26/05/2016 00:00:00

Credit Ratings Embrace More Systematic Consideration of Environmental and Social Governance

Strong support from fixed income investors fuels momentum
26/05/2016 00:00:00

Backed by Stars, Unprecedented UN Campaign Seeks to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Ban Ki-moon, Gisele Bündchen, Yaya Touré and Ian Somerhalder among those aiming to spur action to protect endangered species
25/05/2016 00:00:00

Top 12 Ways World Can End Hunger, Stem Environmental Damage from Food Systems

Latest IRP report lists 12 ways to use natural resources more efficiently, improve human health and reduce the environmental damage caused by food systems
25/05/2016 00:00:00

As Air Pollution Levels Rise by 8%, Action on Renewables, Clean Cook Stoves Bring Hope of Tackling Public Health Emergency

Progress, Policies on air quality still fall short of what is needed to save 7 million lives each year
24/05/2016 00:00:00

Maskbook App launched: a creative call for a global effort to reduce air pollution


24/05/2016 00:00:00

Coral reefs face bleak future - but "lifeboats" may help them survive


24/05/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Assembly Kicks Off In Nairobi to Drive Environmental Progress on Sustainable Development

Parliament for the Environment Gets Underway as High Level Officials Gather to Combat Some of the Most Pressing Problems of the Day
23/05/2016 00:00:00

Premature Deaths from Environmental Degradation Threat to Global Public Health, UNEP Report Says

Environmental impacts responsible for almost one quarter of all deaths, highlighting need to place environment at heart of efforts to improve human health
23/05/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Helps Kick Off Solar Soccer Cup Final Match


22/05/2016 00:00:00


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