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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.
Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation
27/ 09/ 2012
Report Spotlights Almost 30 Ways of Procuring and Laundering Illegal Timber Compromising Security, Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development Efforts
One Year On: UNEP Remembers Wangari Maathai One Year On: UNEP Remembers Wangari Maathai
26/ 09/ 2012
A tribute by UNEP Deputy Executive Director Amina Mohamed to Wangari Maathai, who died on 25 September 2011.
Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects
24/ 09/ 2012
Study highlights emerging issues for world's freshwater and marine systems
International Conference Extends Fund to Tackle Management of Potentially Hazardous Chemicals International Conference Extends Fund to Tackle Management of Potentially Hazardous Chemicals
21/ 09/ 2012
Third International Conference on Chemicals Management also Raises Concern over Chemicals that Disrupt Hormone Production
Most Widely Ratified Treaty in UN History Marks 25th Anniversary Most Widely Ratified Treaty in UN History Marks 25th Anniversary
14/ 09/ 2012
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Celebrates: Universal Membership Phase-out of 98% of ozone depleting substances Close to 135 gigatonnes in CO2 emission savings Benefits for human health and the environment
African Ministers Adopt Programmes to Boost Sustainable Development, Eye Key Role in Post-Rio+20 Landscape African Ministers Adopt Programmes to Boost Sustainable Development, Eye Key Role in Post-Rio+20 Landscape
14/ 09/ 2012
UN General Assembly Urged to Approve Upgrade of UNEP
Balancing Finance and Technology Key to Climate-Resilient Future Balancing Finance and Technology Key to Climate-Resilient Future
13/ 09/ 2012
The international community should build the fundamental infrastructure that will help developing countries move to a low-carbon future.
Loans Worth more than US $3 million Approved under Clean Development Mechanism Scheme Loans Worth more than US $3 million Approved under Clean Development Mechanism Scheme
12/ 09/ 2012
A newly launched loan scheme aimed at increasing the number of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in developing countries has authorized the funding of more than USD $3 million towards 23 CDM projects.

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