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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.
Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award
15/ 04/ 2013
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.
Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise
14/ 04/ 2013
The damage from rising seas and higher storm surges is one of the most visible and costly effects of climate change.
Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air
11/ 04/ 2013
The contribution of $10 million is in addition to Canada's previous contribution of $3 million to the CCAC's Trust Fund and $7 million for projects that support the mitigation of short lived climate pollutants in developing countries.

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