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Scientists shine a spotlight on the overlooked menace of nitrogen
Scientists shine a spotlight on the overlooked menace of nitrogen 05/12/2016

- United Nations and scientists bring together USD $60 million for new international management system to fight nitrogen pollution - Indispensable to life on earth, reactive nitrogen is a dangerous ...

Six environmental leaders receive Champions of the Earth award - UN's top environmental prize
Six environmental leaders receive Champions of the Earth award - UN's top environmental prize 03/12/2016

President of Rwanda, Australian eco-innovator, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, Indian organizer of world's largest beach clean-up, Honduran indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, and veteran Mexi ...

World must urgently up action to cut a further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions, says UN Environment report
World must urgently up action to cut a further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions, says UN Environment report 03/11/2016

- World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges -2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2&# ...

Urgent investment needed in walking and cycling infrastructure to save millions of lives and combat climate change
Urgent investment needed in walking and cycling infrastructure to save millions of lives and combat climate change 20/10/2016

- Of the 1.3 million people dying each year from traffic accidents, 49 per cent are pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists - Malawi, Kenya, and South Africa most dangerous countries to walk and cyc ...

Reforesting Africa's highest mountain could halt severe water shortages - UN Environment
Reforesting Africa's highest mountain could halt severe water shortages - UN Environment 19/10/2016

- Rivers begin to dry up as the loss of Mt Kilimanjaro's forests triggers water crisis - Climate change has destroyed 13,000 hectares of the mountain's forests since 1976 – equivalent to cutting off ...

Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris
Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris 15/10/2016

- Reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Kigali Amendment can prevent up to 0.5°C of global warming, while continuing to protect the ozone layer - HFCs consumption to be reduced i ...

UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6)
UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6) 12/10/2016

New GEO-6 website provides access to vital information and data

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles
Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles 15/09/2016

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action - Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agenc ...

Walking into an ecological wilderness
Walking into an ecological wilderness 08/08/2016

By Balakrishna Pisupati and Mathis Wackernagel