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Timber FutureTimber Future

Tracking the rainforest by satellite, scientists at the NASA Earth Observatory estimate that if the current rate of deforestation continues, the world’s rainforests will vanish within 100 years ...

Sink Or SwimSink Or Swim

There is a dramatic increase in the frequency and magnitude of disasters caused by extreme weather. Even average weather no longer follows predictable patterns.

After The WaveAfter The Wave

When the Asian Tsunami struck in December 2004,over 200,000 people were killed and 1.5 million left homeless. We travel to Thailand Sri Lanka and Indonesia to investigate what has happened "after the ...

Towards a Global Green New DealTowards a Global Green New Deal

Environmentally-focused investment historic is an opportunity for 21st Century prosperity and job generation. Mobilizing and re-focusing the global economy towards investments in clean technologies a ...

Lead PhaseOut-Partnership for Clean Fuels and VehiclesLead PhaseOut-Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles

Air pollution is estimated to cause 800,000 deaths each year and costs the global economy 1billion dollars each year.

Mt.Kilimanjaro InitiativeMt.Kilimanjaro Initiative

Every year the Kilimanjaro Initiative, a Nairobi-based NGO, organizes an ascent to the rooftop of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. The climb brings together youth from various slums in Africa, as we ...

Earth HourEarth Hour

A World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative, Earth Hour has the goal of motivating one billion people in more than 1,000 cities around the world to switch off their lights for one hour on Saturday 28 Marc ...

Earth Hour - SG messageEarth Hour - SG message

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged citizens around the world to join WWF’s Earth Hour to demand action on climate change.In this video address, he says that Earth Hour–which tak ...

Looking Back and Looking ForwardLooking Back and Looking Forward

2008 was one of the most devastating years on record. Issues such as climate change and deforestation were some of the evident problems during the year. In 2009 however, UNEP seeks to enhance and com ...