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New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition
15/ 04/ 2013
The report shows that the scale and variation in impacts provide opportunities for companies and their investors to differentiate themselves by optimizing their supply chains and investment strategies.
Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award
15/ 04/ 2013
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.
Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise
14/ 04/ 2013
The damage from rising seas and higher storm surges is one of the most visible and costly effects of climate change.
UNEP Portrait of Kenyan Forest Activist among Winners of First International Forest Photograph Contest UNEP Portrait of Kenyan Forest Activist among Winners of First International Forest Photograph Contest
11/ 04/ 2013
The awards were presented as 197 member States met at the tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests in Istanbul.
Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study
05/ 04/ 2013
The report looks at the importance of equitable and participatory environmental governance in Sudan, and how other countries across Africa have tried to reduce tension over the environment and improve the management of land, water, forests and other resources.
UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals
04/ 04/ 2013
People around the world invited to join in boosting momentum for most successful global anti-poverty push in history
World Water Day: New Pride Campaigns Launched in Latin America to Protect Watersheds World Water Day: New Pride Campaigns Launched in Latin America to Protect Watersheds
22/ 03/ 2013
Watershed management aims to harmonize conservation with the use of water resources for agriculture, livestock and forestry in upland areas, especially when these resources have high socio-economic value for downstream users.
Factoring Natural Capital into Bottom Line is Key to Future Viability, say Companies in TEEB For Business Study Factoring Natural Capital into Bottom Line is Key to Future Viability, say Companies in TEEB For Business Study
22/ 03/ 2013
The findings come from a new study released by The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Business coalition.
UN Secretary-General Urges Greater Protection for World's Forests UN Secretary-General Urges Greater Protection for World's Forests
21/ 03/ 2013
Mr. Ban noted that there are several threats to this ecosystem as urbanization and large-scale agriculture can exacerbate the rate of forest and biodiversity loss.
Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging
21/ 03/ 2013
Editorial by Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director, and Andrew Steers, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, to mark the International Day of Forests.

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