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Leaders call for push towards green energy in UNEP's 'Our Planet' magazine Leaders call for push towards green energy in UNEP's 'Our Planet' magazine
06/ 12/ 2010
In separate articles in this month's Our Planet, the flagship magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), British Prime Minister David Cameron and Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero underline how a global shift to a low-carbon, green economy can help combat climate change, reduce emissions and create jobs.
Graphic details of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean Graphic details of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean
06/ 12/ 2010
The climate change challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean have been laid out in graphic detail in a new publication by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Using charts, graphs and maps, the report shows the major signs of climate change as well as calculating current levels of greenhouse gas emissions and possibilities for mitigation.
Tiger summit adopts global recovery program to double tiger numbers Tiger summit adopts global recovery program to double tiger numbers
24/ 11/ 2010
At the International Tiger Forum, Governments of 13 countries that host tiger populations agreed to double tiger numbers by 2022 and endorsed the St. Petersburg Declaration in a historic effort to save the Asian big cat from extinction.
Universities link up for green training Universities link up for green training
24/ 11/ 2010
In its role as a global leader of science-based environmental policy, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) continues to attach great importance to universities which will educate the environmentalists of the future as well as serve as the pool for the intellectual capital needed to address the concerns of climate change and growing environmental degradation
Powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime comes into effect at Tiger Forum Powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime comes into effect at Tiger Forum
23/ 11/ 2010
Heads of five major international agencies have met to seal a powerful alliance to fight wildlife crime effectively and discuss collective actions to stop the key drivers that are bringing the largest of the wild cats to the brink of extinction: poaching, smuggling and illegal trade.
UNEP co-hosts Governors' Global Climate Summit with focus on green economy UNEP co-hosts Governors' Global Climate Summit with focus on green economy
10/ 11/ 2010
Together with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is co-hosting the Governors' Global Climate Summit 3: Building the Green Economy which will take place on 15-16 November.
Law enforcement essential if last tigers are to be saved Law enforcement essential if last tigers are to be saved
08/ 11/ 2010
Future generations should not have to look at the last tigers behind bars in a zoo. Instead, it is those criminals who poach and trade tigers that should be the ones behind bars
'30 Ways in 30 Days' rolls out more solutions to climate change challenge '30 Ways in 30 Days' rolls out more solutions to climate change challenge
08/ 11/ 2010
Week two of UNEP's "30 Ways in 30 Days" reveals how an investment of US$100,000 has improved vital reservoirs in Togo, the true environmental impact of the buildings we live and work in and how cleaner stoves are improving health and benefiting the environment.
From bamboo bikes to biomass briquettes: UNEP unveils SEED Award Winners From bamboo bikes to biomass briquettes: UNEP unveils SEED Award Winners
03/ 11/ 2010
A Ugandan business that manufactures stationery from agricultural waste and a bamboo bicycle project in Ghana are among the 30 winners of the 2010 SEED Awards.

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