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Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award
15/ 04/ 2013
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.
Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise
14/ 04/ 2013
The damage from rising seas and higher storm surges is one of the most visible and costly effects of climate change.
Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air
11/ 04/ 2013
The contribution of $10 million is in addition to Canada's previous contribution of $3 million to the CCAC's Trust Fund and $7 million for projects that support the mitigation of short lived climate pollutants in developing countries.
2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer 2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer
09/ 04/ 2013
A move to such alternatives is in line with the objectives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), of which UNEP is one of the founding partners.
Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study
05/ 04/ 2013
The report looks at the importance of equitable and participatory environmental governance in Sudan, and how other countries across Africa have tried to reduce tension over the environment and improve the management of land, water, forests and other resources.
UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals
04/ 04/ 2013
People around the world invited to join in boosting momentum for most successful global anti-poverty push in history
Media Invitation to Participate in the UNCCD Conference and Committee Meetings in Bonn, Germany Media Invitation to Participate in the UNCCD Conference and Committee Meetings in Bonn, Germany
25/ 03/ 2013
Scientists, governments and civil society organizations will converge to carry out the first ever comprehensive cost-benefit analysis of desertification, land degradation and drought.
Factoring Natural Capital into Bottom Line is Key to Future Viability, say Companies in TEEB For Business Study Factoring Natural Capital into Bottom Line is Key to Future Viability, say Companies in TEEB For Business Study
22/ 03/ 2013
The findings come from a new study released by The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Business coalition.
Priorities for Global Development Agenda Shaped by Unprecedented Public Outreach Effort Priorities for Global Development Agenda Shaped by Unprecedented Public Outreach Effort
22/ 03/ 2013
The United Nations teams in Member States are making sure that groups usually absent from participation in global processes are consulted on what they see as priorities for development of their communities.
Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging
21/ 03/ 2013
Editorial by Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director, and Andrew Steers, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, to mark the International Day of Forests.

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