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Environmental Leaders Commit to Renewed Green Governance Environmental Leaders Commit to Renewed Green Governance
06/ 07/ 2009
A group of emerging environmental leaders have pledged their personal commitment to creating a new wave of environmental action in the 21st Century.
Climate change high on G8 agenda as Copenhagen Summit draws nearer Climate change high on G8 agenda as Copenhagen Summit draws nearer
06/ 07/ 2009
As momentum builds towards formulating a fair and effective climate change agreement at the Copenhagen Climate Conference later this year, leaders of the world's developed nations are poised to discuss global warming at the G8 summit in the Italian town of L'Aquila from 8 to 10 July.
Best Environmental Techniques and Practices of Sound Chemicals Management Under the Spotlight at Stockholm Convention Meeting Best Environmental Techniques and Practices of Sound Chemicals Management Under the Spotlight at Stockholm Convention Meeting
12/ 06/ 2009
The workshop is designed to increase knowledge of national obligations regarding the unintentional emissions of POPs and the ESM of PCBs and POPs waste under the Stockholm Convention.
Gentle Giants in Need: International Experts Issue Frankfurt Declaration to Call for Better Protection of Gorillas Gentle Giants in Need: International Experts Issue Frankfurt Declaration to Call for Better Protection of Gorillas
11/ 06/ 2009
The new "Frankfurt Declaration" highlights major threats to gorillas and their habitats, as well as the strategies available for the conservation of the second closest relative to humankind.
UNEP, LG Electronics Agree to Partner on Champions of the Earth Awards UNEP, LG Electronics Agree to Partner on Champions of the Earth Awards
30/ 05/ 2009
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and LG Electronics (LGE), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, agreed to be partners in the recognition of outstanding global environmental leaders through UNEP's Champions of the Earth Awards.
Africa needs substantially scaled-up finance, technology  and capacity-building to combat climate change Africa needs substantially scaled-up finance, technology and capacity-building to combat climate change
29/ 05/ 2009
Six months before the crucial negotiations on climate in Copenhagen, African ministers reach a landmark position on climate in Nairobi
Ban Urges the Business Community to Lobby Governments to Power Green  Growth and Seal the Deal on Climate Change Ban Urges the Business Community to Lobby Governments to Power Green Growth and Seal the Deal on Climate Change
25/ 05/ 2009
On Sunday UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Laureate Al Gore called on over 500 world business leaders meeting in Copenhagen to use their business acumen to urge government leaders to reach an agreement on reducing greenhouse gases.
Do we have the energy to save the gorilla? Do we have the energy to save the gorilla?
22/ 05/ 2009
An omnipresent yet invisible threat to gorillas and their habitats, as well as to countless other species, is the ever-growing human demand for energy and its consequences.
The Green Wave for Biodiversity The Green Wave for Biodiversity
22/ 05/ 2009
Through The Green Wave initiative, children and youth in schools across the world have been learning about invasive species and planting native trees.
Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress
06/ 02/ 2009
Over-exploitation, climate change and inadequate cooperation among countries threaten some of the world's greatest river basins, which sustain around 750 million people.

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