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New UN Collaborating Centre for Energy Efficient Lighting Opens in Beijing 
New UN Collaborating Centre for Energy Efficient Lighting Opens in Beijing
31/ 10/ 2012
With Major Economic and Climate Change Benefits Projects Spanning Africa, the Middle East, Latin America & South Pacific Build Capacity and Boost Rapid Deployment of Energy Efficient Technologies
At United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Countries Agree to Double Resources for Biodiversity Protection by 2015 At United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Countries Agree to Double Resources for Biodiversity Protection by 2015
20/ 10/ 2012
Biodiversity-Rich Marine Areas in Focus as Countries Renew Efforts to Curb Species Loss
Faster Progress Needed on Targets to Protect World's Key Nature Sites, says UN Report Faster Progress Needed on Targets to Protect World's Key Nature Sites, says UN Report
18/ 10/ 2012
More Investment in Protected Areas Vital to Supporting Biodiversity, Livelihoods and Local Economies
Environmental Economist Pavan Sukhdev Named New UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Environmental Economist Pavan Sukhdev Named New UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
17/ 10/ 2012
Mr. Sukhdev Targeting Increased Awareness of Value of Natural Resources
Accounting for the Values of Ecosystems can Play Key Role in Efforts to Achieve International Biodiversity Targets Accounting for the Values of Ecosystems can Play Key Role in Efforts to Achieve International Biodiversity Targets
17/ 10/ 2012
New User-oriented Guides on Integrating the Benefits from Nature Launched by 'The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity' (TEEB) Initiative
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

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