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Governments Set to Seal  Ambitious Climate Change Deal in Copenhagen Governments Set to Seal Ambitious Climate Change Deal in Copenhagen
06/ 12/ 2009
One day ahead of the historic UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the UN's top climate change official expressed confidence that the meeting would deliver a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal.
Hundreds of passengers travel to Copenhagen climate conference on CO2-free Climate Express train Hundreds of passengers travel to Copenhagen climate conference on CO2-free Climate Express train
04/ 12/ 2009
More than 400 climate change negotiators, business leaders, environmental activists and journalists will board the CO2-free Climate Express train on 5 December to the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.
Commonwealth leaders agree to $10 billion climate funding for vulnerable countries Commonwealth leaders agree to $10 billion climate funding for vulnerable countries
01/ 12/ 2009
Commonwealth leaders have stressed their 'conviction that urgent and substantial action to reduce global emissions is needed' after a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago.
UNEP Launches Assessment of Oil-Contaminated Sites in the Niger Delta UNEP Launches Assessment of Oil-Contaminated Sites in the Niger Delta
30/ 11/ 2009
International experts will conduct field-based assessments in over 300 sites to identify the impacts of oil on land, water, agriculture, fisheries and air - as well as the indirect effects on biodiversity and human health.
President of Southern Sudan Launches Clean-Up of Juba President of Southern Sudan Launches Clean-Up of Juba
23/ 11/ 2009
On Monday, Salva Kiir, President of Southern Sudan, launched a major clean-up initiative in Juba, declaring a public holiday.
PUMA joins Climate Neutral Network of the United Nations Environment Programme PUMA joins Climate Neutral Network of the United Nations Environment Programme
18/ 11/ 2009
Sportlifestyle brand PUMA will become the first major sportswear company to join UNEP's Climate Neutral Network.
UN Launches E-Learning Initiative in Over 160 Developing Countries UN Launches E-Learning Initiative in Over 160 Developing Countries
06/ 12/ 2008
A new UN e-Learning initiative, launched in Berlin today, will offer developing countries opportunities to draw upon a rich array of training and capacity-building resources.
Migratory Species Get Conservation Boost at International Wildlife Conference Migratory Species Get Conservation Boost at International Wildlife Conference
06/ 12/ 2008
The future for 21 migratory species, from the reclusive Irrawaddy Dolphin to the Egyptian Vulture and the Cheetah, today got brighter under a UN wildlife treaty.
Governments and Wildlife Groups Take Soundings on Noise Pollution and Ship Strike Threats to Whales and Dolphins Governments and Wildlife Groups Take Soundings on Noise Pollution and Ship Strike Threats to Whales and Dolphins
03/ 12/ 2008
The world's oceans and seas are becoming noisier as a result of increases in vessels; a rise in seismic surveys and because of the new generation
Cheetahs, Dolphins and Falcons Among Species Proposed for Conservation Boost Across Countries and Continents Cheetahs, Dolphins and Falcons Among Species Proposed for Conservation Boost Across Countries and Continents
28/ 11/ 2008
Whether they are speeding across the African savannah or navigating brackish waters in Asia, some of the world's most charismatic species need an urgent boost in international protection.

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