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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.
UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training
10/ 11/ 2009
Government officials from 60 countries have met in Nairobi to talk about environmental law and how it can enable a transition to a green economy.
Laws Protecting the Environment during Wars Need Enforcing and Strengthening to Deal with New Challenges Laws Protecting the Environment during Wars Need Enforcing and Strengthening to Deal with New Challenges
06/ 11/ 2009
Strengthening, enforcing and clarifying existing laws protecting environment in times of conflict could go a long way towards protecting a country's natural assets.
UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal
06/ 11/ 2009
Speaking at a press conference in Barcelona, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer reiterated that Copenhagen must result in a strong international climate change deal.
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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