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Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies
07/ 06/ 2011
Abu Dhabi will host the first Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15 2011, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP Report Spotlights Economic Benefits of Boosting Funding for Forests UNEP Report Spotlights Economic Benefits of Boosting Funding for Forests
05/ 06/ 2011
Investing an additional US$40 billion a year in the forestry sector could halve deforestation rates by 2030, increase rates of tree planting by around 140 per cent by 2050, and help create millions of new jobs according to a report by the UN Environment Programme
Hollywood, Bollywood and Beyond: Celebrities Get Onboard for World Environment Day Hollywood, Bollywood and Beyond: Celebrities Get Onboard for World Environment Day
03/ 06/ 2011
In the run-up to World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June 2011, celebrities across the world are squaring up to their fellow stars - all in the name of the environment.
Media Advisory: UNEP to Launch 'Forests in a Green Economy' report on World Environment Day Media Advisory: UNEP to Launch 'Forests in a Green Economy' report on World Environment Day
02/ 06/ 2011
A new UNEP report will detail the economic, environmental, health and social benefits of investing in forests. 'Forests in a Green Economy' will be launched in New Delhi and Nairobi on 5 June 2011.
Countdown begins to World Environment Day 2011 Countdown begins to World Environment Day 2011
31/ 05/ 2011
From Bangalore to Bangkok, World Environment Day on 5 June 2011 will see thousands of people come together to celebrate the value of forests
'Decoupling' rate of resource consumption from economic growth rate - Europe presents mixed picture 'Decoupling' rate of resource consumption from economic growth rate - Europe presents mixed picture
26/ 05/ 2011
Dramatic differences exist between many countries in Europe and their consumption of natural resources such as fossil fuels, biomass and minerals, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) shows.
Green Week: Europe's Largest Environmental Policy Conference Begins
Green Week: Europe's Largest Environmental Policy Conference Begins
24/ 05/ 2011
Green Week - the largest annual environmental policy conference in Europe attracting around 4,000 participants, is taking place in Brussels this week. In its 11th year, this year's meeting will focus on the theme of "Resource Efficiency: Using less, living better".
Strengthening of IPCC agreed at plenary session in Abu Dhabi Strengthening of IPCC agreed at plenary session in Abu Dhabi
13/ 05/ 2011
A stronger governance structure and a set of forward-looking policies across a range of management issues were adopted today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at its 33rd Plenary Session in the United Arab Emirates.
Amina Mohamed of Kenya appointed as Deputy Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme

Amina Mohamed of Kenya appointed as Deputy Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme
13/ 05/ 2011
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Amina Mohamed, a Kenyan national, as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Humanity Can and Must  Do More with Less: UNEP Report Humanity Can and Must Do More with Less: UNEP Report
12/ 05/ 2011
By 2050, humanity could consume an estimated 140 billion tons of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year - three times its current appetite - unless the economic growth rate is "decoupled" from the rate of natural resource consumption.

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