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UNEP's GEO-5 To Address Global Environmental Challenges and Solutions UNEP's GEO-5 To Address Global Environmental Challenges and Solutions
21/ 10/ 2010
This year has seen the world struggle with a range of environmental and humanitarian challenges, including floods in Pakistan, landslides in China, wildfires in Russia and an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Nagoya 2010: Report puts economic value of nature on the global political radar Nagoya 2010: Report puts economic value of nature on the global political radar
19/ 10/ 2010
Losses of multi-trillion dollar-worth natural assets are being sustained worldwide every year, undermining economies, business prospects and opportunities to combat poverty.
Nagoya 2010: UNEP chief addresses opening of Biodiversity summit Nagoya 2010: UNEP chief addresses opening of Biodiversity summit
18/ 10/ 2010
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner calls for "bolder and more determined" biodiversity goals to be adopted, as delegates gather for the Convention on Biodiversity summit in Nagoya, Japan.
"30 Ways in 30 Days" to inspire action on reducing emissions and transition to global Green Economy "30 Ways in 30 Days" to inspire action on reducing emissions and transition to global Green Economy
05/ 10/ 2010
The United Nations Environment Programme is releasing 30 case studies in the run-up to the UN climate convention in Mexico to prove that solutions to combat Climate Change are available, accessible and replicable
UN climate change chief urges nations to find common ground at climate talks UN climate change chief urges nations to find common ground at climate talks
04/ 10/ 2010
With less than two months to go before the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, UNFCCC chief Christiana Figueres has said that a concrete outcome is urgently needed at the December talks.
Global business leaders to support transit to a low carbon future Global business leaders to support transit to a low carbon future
29/ 09/ 2010
Leaders from influential global corporations and key global environmental organizations are expected to call on countries to make a success of this years UN climate negotiations in Mexico.
UNEP Report : Green Economy can reduce poverty and help meet Millennium Development Goals UNEP Report : Green Economy can reduce poverty and help meet Millennium Development Goals
20/ 09/ 2010
Investing in clean energy, sustainable transport, forests and environmentally-friendly agriculture is essential if internationally-agreed goals to reduce poverty are to be achieved.
Rwanda Implements UN-Supported Climate Adaptation Plan: Relocating Communities from High-Risk Zones Rwanda Implements UN-Supported Climate Adaptation Plan: Relocating Communities from High-Risk Zones
18/ 09/ 2010
Once home to populations of Chimpanzees and Golden Monkeys, the sloping terrain of Rwanda's Gishwati Forest has in recent decades suffered severe environmental degradation - made worse by extreme weather events.
Conservation boost for 'ugly duckling' antelope Conservation boost for 'ugly duckling' antelope
13/ 09/ 2010
Under the leadership of the Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP/CMS), a broad alliance of government representatives from Kazakhstan, Mongolia, the Russian Federation, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, UN bodies, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and local communities have come together to discuss and agree on a new conservation strategy for the Saiga antelope.
UNEP backs action on e-waste in East Africa UNEP backs action on e-waste in East Africa
07/ 09/ 2010
Kenya is set to become the first East African nation to develop regulations on the management of electronic waste (e-waste), following a national conference held at the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi.

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