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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.
TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers
13/ 11/ 2009
Policy-makers who factor the planet's multi-trillion dollar ecosystem services into their national and international investment strategies are likely to see far higher rates of return and stronger economic growth in the 21st century, a new report issued today says.
UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya
11/ 11/ 2009
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among those who gathered today in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the impact of climate change in the country and on the African continent.
Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait
10/ 11/ 2009
Nations could not in the end reach consensus on the high profile issue of whether a group of gases, currently controlled under the international climate agreement, might be better controlled and phased-down under the ozone treaty.
Grassroots initiatives from Bangladesh to Zimbabwe are the Gold Winners of the 2009 SEED Awards Grassroots initiatives from Bangladesh to Zimbabwe are the Gold Winners of the 2009 SEED Awards
10/ 11/ 2009
Outstanding social and environmental projects from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Colombia, Southern Africa, India and Niger are the winners of the 2009 SEED Gold Awards, the SEED Initiative announced today.
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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