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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.
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.
UNEP launches Young Environmental Journalist Award for Africa UNEP launches Young Environmental Journalist Award for Africa
01/ 11/ 2010
Are you a young journalist with a passion for the environment? If so, then the United Nations wants to hear from you! The Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa is open to radio, television, print and online journalists aged 25 to 35 years from any African nation.
Historic New Treaty Lays Out Ground Rules for Sharing Benefits of World's Wealth of Genetic Resources Historic New Treaty Lays Out Ground Rules for Sharing Benefits of World's Wealth of Genetic Resources
29/ 10/ 2010
After close to 20 years of discussion and debate, governments from across the globe today agreed to a new treaty to manage the world's economically-central genetic resources in a far fairer and more systematic way.
Nagoya 2010: Hardwiring biodiversity and ecosystem services into finance Nagoya 2010: Hardwiring biodiversity and ecosystem services into finance
26/ 10/ 2010
This CEO Briefing underscores the critical natural capital that underpins our economic activity and financial capital
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

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