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Green Kick Off for Laikipia & Beyond Unity Football Cup in Kenya Green Kick Off for Laikipia & Beyond Unity Football Cup in Kenya
10/ 06/ 2010
The inaugural Laikipia and beyond Unity Cup (LUC), will commence on a green note, Friday, with the players taking a "Green Pledge" at the start of the tournament.
FIFA 2010 Green Goal: Major Initiative to Green the FIFA World Cup Kicks Off FIFA 2010 Green Goal: Major Initiative to Green the FIFA World Cup Kicks Off
08/ 06/ 2010
Three days before the kick-off of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, a major initiative to green the World Cup and help reduce carbon emissions was launched in Johannesburg, Tuesday.
LG Display and client firms to take part in UNEP Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign LG Display and client firms to take part in UNEP Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign
07/ 06/ 2010
The LG Display Company on Monday announced that it will participate with client firms in UNEP's Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign.
Solar Power for Schoolchildren and US$85,000 for Gorilla Conservation Among Lasting Legacy of World Environment Day in Rwanda Solar Power for Schoolchildren and US$85,000 for Gorilla Conservation Among Lasting Legacy of World Environment Day in Rwanda
05/ 06/ 2010
Schoolchildren and villagers across Rwanda will receive solar power and more than $85,000 will go to gorilla conservation as part of the lasting legacy of World Environment Day 2010.
African Youth Urge World Leaders to Commit to Protecting Biodiversity Now African Youth Urge World Leaders to Commit to Protecting Biodiversity Now
05/ 06/ 2010
Young people from across Africa called on world leaders on World Environment Day to act now to protect biodiversity
New Gorilla Airlift Sparks Calls for Stronger Controls on Natural Resource Smuggling in Greater Congo Basin & Beyond New Gorilla Airlift Sparks Calls for Stronger Controls on Natural Resource Smuggling in Greater Congo Basin & Beyond
04/ 06/ 2010
UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo are planning a new gorilla rescue airlift next month, in what may be one of the first operations conducted under their new mandate.
Rehabilitating Nature-Based Assets Generates Jobs, Wealth and Restoration of Multi-Trillion Dollar Services Rehabilitating Nature-Based Assets Generates Jobs, Wealth and Restoration of Multi-Trillion Dollar Services
03/ 06/ 2010
Restoring lost and damaged ecosystems can trigger multi-million dollar returns, generate jobs and combat poverty according to a new UNEP report.
Final Meeting on Whether to Establish an International Body to Address Decline of World's Nature-Based Assets Final Meeting on Whether to Establish an International Body to Address Decline of World's Nature-Based Assets
28/ 05/ 2010
Between 7 and 11 June, governments, researchers and experts will meet in Busan, Republic of Korea to agree whether to establish an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
PUMA & UNEP Kick Off Africa Unity Experience PUMA & UNEP Kick Off Africa Unity Experience
28/ 05/ 2010
Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana will participate in a series of high impact 'Unity' events to generate fan support, build consumer engagement in advance of South Africa and raise funds and awareness for the 'Play For Life' project.
Soil Organisms Aid Crop Productivity by Increasing Yields Soil Organisms Aid Crop Productivity by Increasing Yields
18/ 05/ 2010
Soil-living bacteria and fungi can be used to boost crop yields by more than 50 per cent without the use of fertilizers, an international research project has found.

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