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Young Thai Wins UNEP Global Art and Environment Competition Young Thai Wins UNEP Global Art and Environment Competition
30/ 07/ 2013
Entries Sought for Next Competition under Theme of Food Waste
Clean-up of Polluting Brick Kilns and Cook Stoves Backed by Climate and Clean Air Coalition Clean-up of Polluting Brick Kilns and Cook Stoves Backed by Climate and Clean Air Coalition
26/ 07/ 2013
Cutting emissions of SLCPs like black carbon, methane and gases known as HFCs could cut the rate of global warming by up to 0.5 degrees Celsius, save millions of lives and reduce crop losses by over 30 million tonnes a year.
New York Stock Exchange Commits to Promoting Sustainability Among its 2,800 Listed Companies New York Stock Exchange Commits to Promoting Sustainability Among its 2,800 Listed Companies
26/ 07/ 2013
Established in 2009 by the UN Secretary-General, the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) provides a unique platform for stock exchanges to develop customized strategies to contribute to the sustainable development goals of UN Member States. To date, eight stock exchanges with more than 13,000 listed companies have signed the SSE Voluntary Commitment to promote sustainability issues.
Fisheries Reform: Time to Draw in the Net Fisheries Reform: Time to Draw in the Net
10/ 07/ 2013
By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director
Powerful Posters Bring Wildlife Protection Message to Millions on Shanghai Metro Powerful Posters Bring Wildlife Protection Message to Millions on Shanghai Metro
01/ 07/ 2013
Wildlife poster campaign in Shanghai
Ecotourism Playing Key Role in Mongolia's Transition to Green Economy Ecotourism Playing Key Role in Mongolia's Transition to Green Economy
18/ 06/ 2013
Rare Horses and Pristine Landscapes among Hidden National Treasures in Mongolian Wilderness
New Rules for International Trade in Timber, Marine and Other Wild Animals and Plants Come into Force New Rules for International Trade in Timber, Marine and Other Wild Animals and Plants Come into Force
17/ 06/ 2013
178 member States of CITES to implement new listings and 201 Decisions and Resolutions adopted in Bangkok 90 days ago. Six countries enter specific reservations to shark and ray listings.
UNEP Executive Director Emphasizes Environmental Education as Key Driver of Knowledge and Empowerment UNEP Executive Director Emphasizes Environmental Education as Key Driver of Knowledge and Empowerment
12/ 06/ 2013
Environmental education is about knowledge and empowerment. The knowledge and power to understand, the knowledge and power to make connections
Renewable Energy: World Invests $244 billion in 2012,  Geographic Shift to Developing Countries Renewable Energy: World Invests $244 billion in 2012, Geographic Shift to Developing Countries
12/ 06/ 2013
Installed capacity continues to grow as solar prices drop 30-40%, new wind installations surge

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