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Launched on World Food Day UN Report Warns Ecological Foundations that Support Food Security, Including Biodiversity, Are Being Undermined Launched on World Food Day UN Report Warns Ecological Foundations that Support Food Security, Including Biodiversity, Are Being Undermined
16/ 10/ 2012
Damage to Ecological Basis Can Be Halted Through Sustainable Measures in Context of Green Economy
Vital Economic and Environmental Role of Wetlands Must Be Recognized to Avoid Further Degradation and Losses Vital Economic and Environmental Role of Wetlands Must Be Recognized to Avoid Further Degradation and Losses
16/ 10/ 2012
An Estimated 50 Per Cent of Wetlands Lost During the 20th Century
Biodiversity Conservation can Improve Human Health in Worlds Growing Cities, says UN assessment Biodiversity Conservation can Improve Human Health in Worlds Growing Cities, says UN assessment
15/ 10/ 2012
Integrating Ecosystems into Urban Planning Can Deliver Major Economic Benefits and Reduce Environmental Damage
UN biodiversity meeting to discuss progress made and challenges to implement the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011 - 2020 UN biodiversity meeting to discuss progress made and challenges to implement the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011 - 2020
09/ 10/ 2012
COP 11 is expected to review progress so far and to produce decisions that will provide further momentum for implementation of the targets.
UNEP Evaluation of 2010 World Cup's Green Performance Shows South Africa Successes and Way Forward for Brazil UNEP Evaluation of 2010 World Cup's Green Performance Shows South Africa Successes and Way Forward for Brazil
09/ 10/ 2012
Carbon Footprint of South Africa 2010 Just 60 Per Cent of Projected Figure - Other Achievements Noted in Water and Waste Reduction
Natural Resource Management Manuals Launched in Support of Conflict Prevention Natural Resource Management Manuals Launched in Support of Conflict Prevention
08/ 10/ 2012
Geneva/Nairobi, 8 October 2012 - A new set of manuals to improve natural resource management in order to reduce the risk of conflict has been launched by the United Nations (UN).
On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities
01/ 10/ 2012
International celebrations for World Habitat Day held in Embu, Kenya on Monday 1 October, 2012.
Countries Agree New Plan for Global Shark Conservation Countries Agree New Plan for Global Shark Conservation
27/ 09/ 2012
Over 50 countries have made renewed efforts to tackle over-fishing and other threats to migratory shark species as part of a new UN-backed conservation plan.

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