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Cutting Food Loss and Waste will Benefit People and the Environment, Says New Study on World Environment Day Cutting Food Loss and Waste will Benefit People and the Environment, Says New Study on World Environment Day
05/ 06/ 2013
More than half of the food lost and wasted in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Australia occurs at the consumption stage.
In Host Country Mongolia, World Marathon Record Holder Patrick Makau Kicks Off World Environment Day 2013 Celebrations In Host Country Mongolia, World Marathon Record Holder Patrick Makau Kicks Off World Environment Day 2013 Celebrations
03/ 06/ 2013
Following some traditional Mongolian throat-singing and a rousing performance by a military brass band on the starting line, Kenya's Patrick Makau - the marathon world record holder - officially launched the Ulaanbaatar Marathon today as part of festivities leading up to World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June.
Globe Gears Up For World Environment Day Celebrations Globe Gears Up For World Environment Day Celebrations
31/ 05/ 2013
Mongolia Hosting Day Aimed at Reducing Food Waste as Events Take Place across the World
No Immediate Health Risks from Fukushima Nuclear Accident Says UN Expert Science Panel No Immediate Health Risks from Fukushima Nuclear Accident Says UN Expert Science Panel
31/ 05/ 2013
On the whole, the exposure of the Japanese population was low, or very low, leading to correspondingly low risks of health effects later in life.
GEO-5  the UN's Most Comprehensive Study of the Global Environment - Now Available in Spanish GEO-5 the UN's Most Comprehensive Study of the Global Environment - Now Available in Spanish
30/ 05/ 2013
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has today launched a Spanish version of its flagship report, the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).
UN Conference Takes Historic Strides to Strengthen Chemical Safety Globally UN Conference Takes Historic Strides to Strengthen Chemical Safety Globally
13/ 05/ 2013
UNEP and FAO team up to promote synergies between the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions in two-week chemicals and waste meeting
Soaring Demand for Metals Calls for Rethink of Recycling Practices, Says International Resource Panel Soaring Demand for Metals Calls for Rethink of Recycling Practices, Says International Resource Panel
24/ 04/ 2013
Raising Recycling Rates through Product-Centric Approach Can Mitigate Negative Environmental Impacts
UN to Support China to Phase out Ozone-Depleting Substances, with Major Climate Benefits UN to Support China to Phase out Ozone-Depleting Substances, with Major Climate Benefits
23/ 04/ 2013
China is set to receive funding to eliminate the industrial production of ozone-depleting HCFCs (or hydrochlorofluorocarbons) by 2030. HCFCs are also a potent greenhouse gas.
2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open 2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open
16/ 04/ 2013
Green Entrepreneurs Can Win Business Support Package
Russia and UNEP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Partnership Russia and UNEP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Partnership
16/ 04/ 2013
The agreement was signed by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Sergey Donskoy.

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