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New atlas maps future of the environment in Latin America and Caribbean New atlas maps future of the environment in Latin America and Caribbean
14/ 12/ 2010
From deforestation in Guatemala to the effects of mining in Colombia, a new atlas produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) uses over 200 striking satellite images to highlight the most pressing environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Two European Countries Announce More Fast-Track Climate Funding in Cancun Two European Countries Announce More Fast-Track Climate Funding in Cancun
10/ 12/ 2010
Fast-track climate funding for vulnerable mountain communities and low carbon development strategies was announced today by the governments of Denmark and Germany and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Media Advisory: From Alaska to New Zealand, UNEP report studies effects of glacier changes Media Advisory: From Alaska to New Zealand, UNEP report studies effects of glacier changes
07/ 12/ 2010
There is increasing concern about the effects of climate change on high mountain glaciers and the resulting impact on sea-level rises, natural hazards and water resources.
Graphic details of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean Graphic details of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean
06/ 12/ 2010
The climate change challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean have been laid out in graphic detail in a new publication by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Using charts, graphs and maps, the report shows the major signs of climate change as well as calculating current levels of greenhouse gas emissions and possibilities for mitigation.
Acidification May Push Already Over-Stressed Oceans into the Red Acidification May Push Already Over-Stressed Oceans into the Red
02/ 12/ 2010
The future impact of rising emissions on the health of seas and oceans may be far more wide-ranging and complex than was previously supposed, a new report released at the UN climate convention meeting in Mexico says.
Butterflies or business - Europe can have both! Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!
30/ 11/ 2010
The European Environment Agency (EEA) released today its fourth Environment State and Outlook report (SOER2010), a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe's environment is changing, and what we are doing about it
New atlas shows Africa's vulnerable water resources in striking detail New atlas shows Africa's vulnerable water resources in striking detail
25/ 11/ 2010
The major challenges facing Africa's water resources have been laid out in striking clarity in a new atlas compiled by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Africa Water Atlas uses hundreds of 'before and after' shots, detailed new maps and satellite images from 53 countries to show the problems facing Africa's water supplies, such as the drying of Lake Chad and the erosion of the Nile Delta, as well as new, successful methods of conserving water.
Tiger summit adopts global recovery program to double tiger numbers Tiger summit adopts global recovery program to double tiger numbers
24/ 11/ 2010
At the International Tiger Forum, Governments of 13 countries that host tiger populations agreed to double tiger numbers by 2022 and endorsed the St. Petersburg Declaration in a historic effort to save the Asian big cat from extinction.
Universities link up for green training Universities link up for green training
24/ 11/ 2010
In its role as a global leader of science-based environmental policy, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) continues to attach great importance to universities which will educate the environmentalists of the future as well as serve as the pool for the intellectual capital needed to address the concerns of climate change and growing environmental degradation

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