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Environmental Degradation Plagues Haiti Earthquake Recovery Environmental Degradation Plagues Haiti Earthquake Recovery
22/ 07/ 2010
As part of the UN relief and recovery effort, UNEP is focused on promoting a sustainable recovery for Haiti by minimising the environmental damage from reconstruction and ensuring there is adequate, long-term investment in natural resource management
SEED Awards 2010: Invitation for Applications SEED Awards 2010: Invitation for Applications
20/ 07/ 2010
Social and environmental entrepreneurs have the chance to apply to the annual SEED Awards as of today, 19 July 2010
"Play For Life" Raises Funds to Protect Species and Habitats in Africa "Play For Life" Raises Funds to Protect Species and Habitats in Africa
16/ 07/ 2010
The 'Play for Life' campaign promoted the International Year of Biodiversity through a combination of events, public service announcements with Cameroon footballer Samuel Eto'o, social networks, PUMA retail and fundraising activities. Each element of the program encouraged the public to take action and get involved. The public, through online voting chose the three beneficiaries for the campaign donations.
Global Trends in Green Energy 2009:  New Power Capacity from Renewable Sources Tops Fossil Fuels Global Trends in Green Energy 2009: New Power Capacity from Renewable Sources Tops Fossil Fuels
15/ 07/ 2010
In 2009, for the second year in a row, both the US and Europe added more power capacity from renewable sources such as wind and solar than from conventional sources like coal, gas and nuclear, according to twin reports launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21).
UNEP Report on Latin America and the Caribbean Addresses Environmental Degradation UNEP Report on Latin America and the Caribbean Addresses Environmental Degradation
15/ 07/ 2010
Increasing water shortages, rapid urbanization, a rise in irrigated agriculture, the degradation of marine and coastal areas and loss of forests are just some of the environmental challenges that are highlighted in the soon to be released report
Mangroves Report Reveals Threats & Opportunities to Global Economy & the Planet Mangroves Report Reveals Threats & Opportunities to Global Economy & the Planet
13/ 07/ 2010
The first global assessment of mangroves in over a decade reveals that rare and critically important mangrove forests continue to be lost at a rate three to four times higher than land-based global forests, despite positive restoration efforts by some countries.
Report Launch 13 July - Building the Economic Case for the Sound Management of Nature-Based Assets Report Launch 13 July - Building the Economic Case for the Sound Management of Nature-Based Assets
05/ 07/ 2010
The TEEB for Business report builds the economic case to assist economies make transformational policy choices.

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