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Smart investments needed to tackle drinking water crisis in DR Congo Smart investments needed to tackle drinking water crisis in DR Congo
22/ 03/ 2011
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) possesses over half of Africa's water reserves, yet 74 percent of its population lacks access to safe drinking water, according to a new study by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Mongolia Faces Critical Water Shortfall Warns UNEP Report Mongolia Faces Critical Water Shortfall Warns UNEP Report
22/ 03/ 2011
Climate change and rapid urbanization are threatening fragile water resources in Mongolia, where more than half of the inhabitants have no access to clean water
Fast pace of African urbanization affecting water supplies and sanitation Fast pace of African urbanization affecting water supplies and sanitation
21/ 03/ 2011
Rapid urbanization is changing Africa's landscape and also generating formidable challenges for supplies of water and sanitation services, says a new UN report.
Rooting Out Poverty with the E-Tree Programme in China Rooting Out Poverty with the E-Tree Programme in China
11/ 03/ 2011
The E-Tree programme is a multi-partnership initiative involving government agencies, the private sector, media and civil society in tree planting activities in western China, which has a fragile environment and large poor population.
Bees under bombardment: New report shows multiple factors behind pollinator losses Bees under bombardment: New report shows multiple factors behind pollinator losses
09/ 03/ 2011
A new UNEP report shows that bee colonies worldwide are under threat, with serious implications for biodiversity and food security. Habitat loss, air pollution, crop spraying and the widespread use of insecticides are some of the key factors behind the decline.
Coordinating global action to combat desertification Coordinating global action to combat desertification
04/ 03/ 2011
Desertification, land degradation and drought affect over one and a half billion people in more than 110 countries
Get onboard for World Environment Day 2011! Get onboard for World Environment Day 2011!
02/ 03/ 2011
Celebrated every year on 5 June, WED aims to stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment. This year's events will take place in India under the theme, 'Forests: Nature at Your Service'.
75% of world's coral reefs under threat, new analysis finds 75% of world's coral reefs under threat, new analysis finds
24/ 02/ 2011
A new comprehensive analysis finds that 75 percent of the world's coral reefs are currently threatened by local and global pressures
European Commission and UNEP Announce New Partnership to Catalyze Green Economy European Commission and UNEP Announce New Partnership to Catalyze Green Economy
23/ 02/ 2011
A wide-ranging new partnership aimed at furthering sustainable development in the 21st century was announced today by the European Union's (EU) Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potočnik and UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner.
Media Advisory: New restoration project for Kenya's Mau Forest complex Media Advisory: New restoration project for Kenya's Mau Forest complex
22/ 02/ 2011
The European Commission, Government of Kenya and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are set to announce a major new partnership to assist in the restoration of part of the Mau Forest Complex.
Media Advisory: New restoration project for Kenya's Mau Forest complex Media Advisory: New restoration project for Kenya's Mau Forest complex
22/ 02/ 2011
Today's new cooperative statement, outlining a strategic partnership covering European Union funding from the European Commission (EC) to UNEP up to 2013, identifies key areas of joint activities including under the European Union's "Thematic Programme for Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources including Energy".

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