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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
Powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime comes into effect at Tiger Forum Powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime comes into effect at Tiger Forum
23/ 11/ 2010
Heads of five major international agencies have met to seal a powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime effectively and discuss collective actions to stop the key drivers that are bringing the largest of the wild cats to the brink of extinction: poaching, smuggling and illegal trade.
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.
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.

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