UN Environment Chief Discusses Lagoon Clean-up, Air Pollution, Wildlife Protection, and Marine Erosion with Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister

UN Environment Chief Discusses Lagoon Clean-up, Air Pollution, Wildlife Protection, and Marine Erosion with Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister

29/08/2016 - "I've seen Côte d'Ivoire rapidly develop in the last five years. I want to see it continue to build and improve its economy long into the future. For it to do so, economic development must not come at the expense of the environment." - Erik Solheim

UN Environment's Ogoniland Assessment Back in Spotlight

UN Environment's Ogoniland Assessment Back in Spotlight

04/08/2016 - A clean environment is on the horizon for the people of Ogoniland as government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UN Environment report recommendations

Green Cross and United Nations call for nominations to  2017 environment and emergency awards

Green Cross and United Nations call for nominations to 2017 environment and emergency awards

28/06/2016 - The Green Star Awards emphasize the nexus between the environment and the need to safeguard communities from the environmental impacts of emergencies.

Angola Kicks off Global World Environment Day Celebrations with Pledge to Fight Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Angola Kicks off Global World Environment Day Celebrations with Pledge to Fight Illegal Trade in Wildlife

05/06/2016 - World Environment Day (WED), the world's biggest day for positive environmental action celebrated across the globe

UNEP-INTERPOL Report: Value of Environmental Crime up 26%

UNEP-INTERPOL Report: Value of Environmental Crime up 26%

04/06/2016 - Eco-crime hits record high at up to $258 billion, outstripping the illegal trade in small arms, as international criminal gangs and militant groups profit from the plunder of Earth's resources

Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

02/06/2016 - Government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UNEP report recommendations

Premature Deaths from Environmental Degradation Threat to Global Public Health, UNEP Report Says

Premature Deaths from Environmental Degradation Threat to Global Public Health, UNEP Report Says

23/05/2016 - Environmental impacts responsible for almost one quarter of all deaths, highlighting need to place environment at heart of efforts to improve human health

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

20/05/2016 - New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them


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