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Placing Economic Value on Africa's Natural Resources Placing Economic Value on Africa's Natural Resources
04/ 12/ 2013
African Ministers and Experts Spotlight Efforts to Incorporate Natural Wealth Accounting in Development Planning
'We Have The Power' to make a difference 'We Have The Power' to make a difference
26/ 11/ 2013
UNEP and Magnum unite to showcase initiatives on sustainable energy for all
Africa Climate Adaptation Costs Could Soar  to USD $350 Billion Annually by 2070 if Warming Hits 3.5-4°C  UN Report Africa Climate Adaptation Costs Could Soar to USD $350 Billion Annually by 2070 if Warming Hits 3.5-4°C UN Report
19/ 11/ 2013
Additional Adaptation Funding Imperative to Control Damage and Build Resilience 4 Degree World May Spell Extinction for Africa's Coral Reefs
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.

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