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Billions of trees, cleaner stoves and the power of sugar: 30 Ways in 30 Days to meet Climate Change Challenge Billions of trees, cleaner stoves and the power of sugar: 30 Ways in 30 Days to meet Climate Change Challenge
19/ 11/ 2010
30 Ways in 30 Days launched at the beginning of November by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), showcases a wide variety of practical solutions to the complex issue of climate change, demonstrating that it is often the small scale initiatives that can make the biggest impact.
Investor group representing over US$15 trillion calls for action on climate change Investor group representing over US$15 trillion calls for action on climate change
17/ 11/ 2010
Investors responsible for the management of funds the size of US GDP call for policies to unlock the vast potential of low-carbon markets and avoid economic devastation caused by climate change
UNEP partners with film company for climate change conference UNEP partners with film company for climate change conference
17/ 11/ 2010
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Polar Cap Productions, Inc. (PCP) are pleased to announce the COP16 screenings of Mark Terry's new climate change documentary The Polar Explorer
G-20 can play key role in transition to global green economy, says UNEP chief G-20 can play key role in transition to global green economy, says UNEP chief
09/ 11/ 2010
As governments prepare for the G20 summit in South Korea this week, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner says the event is an opportunity for countries to move towards a more sustainable global economy.
Law enforcement essential if last tigers are to be saved Law enforcement essential if last tigers are to be saved
08/ 11/ 2010
Future generations should not have to look at the last tigers behind bars in a zoo. Instead, it is those criminals who poach and trade tigers that should be the ones behind bars
'30 Ways in 30 Days' rolls out more solutions to climate change challenge '30 Ways in 30 Days' rolls out more solutions to climate change challenge
08/ 11/ 2010
Week two of UNEP's "30 Ways in 30 Days" reveals how an investment of US$100,000 has improved vital reservoirs in Togo, the true environmental impact of the buildings we live and work in and how cleaner stoves are improving health and benefiting the environment.
Extension of UNEP- Bayer Partnership on Youth and the Environment    Millions of Young People Engaged Worldwide Extension of UNEP- Bayer Partnership on Youth and the Environment Millions of Young People Engaged Worldwide
08/ 11/ 2010
Through the partnership, UNEP and Bayer create opportunities for young people and children to expand and share their environmental knowledge and skills and to put into practice concrete environmental protection ideas.
From bamboo bikes to biomass briquettes: UNEP unveils SEED Award Winners From bamboo bikes to biomass briquettes: UNEP unveils SEED Award Winners
03/ 11/ 2010
A Ugandan business that manufactures stationery from agricultural waste and a bamboo bicycle project in Ghana are among the 30 winners of the 2010 SEED Awards.
UNEP launches Young Environmental Journalist Award for Africa UNEP launches Young Environmental Journalist Award for Africa
01/ 11/ 2010
Are you a young journalist with a passion for the environment? If so, then the United Nations wants to hear from you! The Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa is open to radio, television, print and online journalists aged 25 to 35 years from any African nation.
'Tunza' Children's Conference Makes Declaration on Biodiversity 'Tunza' Children's Conference Makes Declaration on Biodiversity
28/ 10/ 2010
Participants attending the Tunza International Children's Conference on the Environment culminated in a Declaration on Biodiversity presented today to the high-level segment of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan

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