Ecosystem
Management

  [News ]

News

From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium
31/ 10/ 2013
2013 SEED Awards Honour Low Carbon, African and Female Entrepreneurs
Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa
28/ 10/ 2013
Government Ministers, Business Leaders and Experts Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Cooperation Opportunities Over US$5 Trillion in Reserves and 47 per cent of Global Trade Held by Countries of the Global South
Arctic Council States welcome Minamata Convention on Mercury Arctic Council States welcome Minamata Convention on Mercury
14/ 10/ 2013
The Minamata Convention, a global agreement "to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds," will be opened for signature in Minamata, Japan from October 9-11. The Arctic Council States and Permanent Participant organizations welcome the new agreement, recognizing that the Council's scientific work has contributed greatly to global understanding of mercury pollution.
Landmark Project to Counteract Deteriorating Water Quality in Ecosystems launched at the Budapest Water Summit Landmark Project to Counteract Deteriorating Water Quality in Ecosystems launched at the Budapest Water Summit
11/ 10/ 2013
This comprehensive project will address both issues of water quality, including chemical, biological, and biodiversity aspects and issues of water quantity including availability, changes over time and morphology of bodies of water.
New Global Assessment:  Maintaining rich biodiversity in and around cities is           possible and can greatly improve global sustainable development New Global Assessment: Maintaining rich biodiversity in and around cities is possible and can greatly improve global sustainable development
04/ 10/ 2013
Preservation of larger outlying green areas, green corridors that connect larger green patches, green roofs and "brownfields", or land previously used for industrial purposes or certain commercial uses, can also be used as carbon sinks rather than emission sources.
Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report
11/ 09/ 2013
Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually Better Policies Required, and "Success Stories" Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated
UNEP Signs Agreement to Improve Monitoring of Hundreds of International Environmental Accords UNEP Signs Agreement to Improve Monitoring of Hundreds of International Environmental Accords
09/ 09/ 2013
UNEP, under whose auspices most of the agreements were negotiated, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI - Working Group on Environmental Auditing, WGEA) to ensure that some 280 Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) dedicated to supporting the global environment are properly implemented.
Protected Areas, a global perspective Protected Areas, a global perspective
27/ 08/ 2013
By Siobhan Kenney and Brian Mac Sharry,

/ /

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60