Forests - We all depend on them
Forests provide employment for up to 1 billion people and contribute over US$ 450 billion to the global economy. Yet in some regions, deforestation continues at an alarming rate. Produced by UNEP to
The Future We Want
The Rio+20 conference on sustainable development, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 was the biggest UN conference ever and a major step forward in achieving a sustainable futur
Japan Tsunami Cleanup
A year after the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, killing just over 19,000 people, a group of international experts in post-disaster waste management were invited to Ja
Sierra Leone at the crossroads
Ten years after the end of the civil war Sierra Leone is at a turning point in its history – and Sierra Leonians at a crossroads.
UNEP, Sierra Leone's Environment Protection Agency and Innospec Partner to successfully decontaminate 93 barrels of Tetraethyl Lead with no spills or injuries
Conservation from Chaos
DRC is home to more than half of Africa’s forests and fresh water. It is also the largest area of tropical forest after the Amazon. Watch the video to learn more.
Wafalme - Kidz 4 Kidz in Haiti
After the earthquake hit Haiti, some street-children in from the slums in Nairobi felt they should do something to support children in Haiti, now living in conditions as bad as and even worse than th
Escaping Floods- Mozambique
All along the banks of the Zambezi, vulnerable populations are being moved to resettlement sites, where they are safe from the floods but no longer have access to their farms and livelihoods. Rebuild
Breathing Hope into Kabul
Toxic car fumes and heavy dependency on firewood are fast becoming a significant problem in Kabul.Residents rely on firewood for their basic needs, heating construction and cooking. This leads to emi
An examination of the recovery process after the Asian Tsunami.
Iraqi Marshlands: On the road to recovery
The Iraqi Marshlands considered by some as the original biblical "Garden of Eden" and an ecosystem of global importance had been almost entirely destroyed by the time the former Iraqi regim