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Pre-publication results: UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management
New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes publication of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN
Calls for Green Economy to Address Structural Vulnerabilities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
As countries struggle with the immediate challenges of stretched public finances and high unemployment, they must not neglect the longer term. Action needs to be taken now to prevent irreversible dam
KIA Motors Donates Fuel-Efficient Cars for Regional Competition to Mark WED and UNEP's 40th Anniversary
Cape Verde presents a dual vulnerability to climate change, both as a small island developing State, and as an arid country in the Africa's Sahel region, and is already battling with increased pressu
Re-tooling the Global Work Force for a Green Economy and Increased Threats to Food Security and Safety Ranked Second and Third
Findings Come as Global Environment Outlook-5 Summary Released to World'
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Dramatic improvements in the way the world manages its precious soils will be key to food, water and climate security in the 21st century.
2012 also marks the 40th anniversary of the environment programme of the UN.
2011 has proven to be a defining year for the environmental pillar of sustainable development as the world heads towards Rio+20 in June 2012.