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United States Proposes Decision on Mercury at 25 GC/GMEF United States Proposes Decision on Mercury at 25 GC/GMEF
16/ 02/ 2009
Thank you Mr. Chairman, I greatly appreciate the opportunity to express the views of the United States on this important issue, and I encourage other delegates to take this opportunity in the plenary to express their own views so we can carefully gauge the progress we may be able to make at this meeting prior to breaking into a contact group.
Golden Opportunity to Deal With Poisonous Quicksilver Pollution Golden Opportunity to Deal With Poisonous Quicksilver Pollution
15/ 02/ 2009
This month the world's environment ministers meeting in Nairobi, Kenya can take a landmark decision to lift a global health threat from the lives of literally hundreds of millions of people.
Maximizing the Climate-Combating Benefits of the Ozone Layer Treaty Key Outcome of Qatar-Hosted Meeting Maximizing the Climate-Combating Benefits of the Ozone Layer Treaty Key Outcome of Qatar-Hosted Meeting
24/ 11/ 2008
Treaties combating ozone layer damage and climate change can learn from each other in order to maximize economic and environmental benefits.
First Ozone and Pollution Monitoring Ground Station for West Asia First Ozone and Pollution Monitoring Ground Station for West Asia
19/ 11/ 2008
An advanced cutting-edge monitoring station, able to gather crucial data on pollution linked with damage to the Earth's ozone layer is to be established in the Gulf state of Qatar it was announced today.
New Report by UNEP and the European Commission Lists  Recommendations for Ukraine's Oil Spill Recovery New Report by UNEP and the European Commission Lists Recommendations for Ukraine's Oil Spill Recovery
19/ 11/ 2008
The report lists recommendations to help Ukraine complete its recovery from the oil spill that occurred in the Kerch Strait in November 2007, when a severe storm caused the Volgoneft-139 to release over 1,300 tonnes of fuel oil into the sea. The resulting extensive physical damage to the sea and land led to property losses, contamination of the marine and coastal flora and fauna, as well as high clean-up costs and significant revenue losses for local industries.
Children Artists Join Forces with the UN to Combat Climate Change Children Artists Join Forces with the UN to Combat Climate Change
08/ 10/ 2008
Young artists from around the world are lending their support to global efforts to combat climate change through Paint for the Planet, an exhibit and auction of children's art in New York.
Promoting Chemical Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the Chemical Industry in China Promoting Chemical Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the Chemical Industry in China
19/ 09/ 2008
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Dow Chemical (China) Investment Company Limited (Dow) today signed a joint project document to collaborate on promoting chemical safety and emergency preparedness in the chemical industry in China.
Message of the UN Secretary General on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - 16 September 2008 Message of the UN Secretary General on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - 16 September 2008
15/ 09/ 2008
Market turmoil, economic downturns and talk of recession have historically spelt tough times for the environment.
Beijing Air Quality Improves on Day 4 of Olympic Games Beijing Air Quality Improves on Day 4 of Olympic Games
12/ 08/ 2008
Beijing's air quality significantly improved over the last two days, with the sky clearly visible today after rains on 10 and 11 August washed away the pollution across the city.
Give Beijing Some Breathing Space Give Beijing Some Breathing Space
08/ 08/ 2008
Real and hopefully long lasting achievements have been made by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, the city as a whole; the government and the six provinces concerned.

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