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Wide Spread and Complex Climatic Changes Outlined in New UNEP Project Atmospheric Brown Cloud Report Wide Spread and Complex Climatic Changes Outlined in New UNEP Project Atmospheric Brown Cloud Report
13/ 11/ 2008
Cities from Beijing to New Delhi are getting darker, glaciers in ranges like the Himalayas are melting faster and weather systems becoming more extreme, in part, due to the combined effects of human-made Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABCs) and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
How Best to Put 'Nature-Based Assets' at the Top of the International Political Agenda Focus of Malaysia Meeting How Best to Put 'Nature-Based Assets' at the Top of the International Political Agenda Focus of Malaysia Meeting
10/ 11/ 2008
Finding a decisive international response to the loss of biodiversity, ecosystems and the multi - trillion dollar goods and services they generate will take centre stage.
International Action Plan for the Lesser White-fronted Goose sets stage for broader Eurasian cooperation along the species' flyway International Action Plan for the Lesser White-fronted Goose sets stage for broader Eurasian cooperation along the species' flyway
10/ 11/ 2008
The recently adopted "International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Lesser White-fronted Goose (Western Palearctic Population)" provides a framework for coordinated international action to conserve this threatened species across its full migratory range spanning Europe and parts of Asia.
Globalization and International Environmental Governance Tops African Civil Society Consultations Ahead of UNEP Governing Council Globalization and International Environmental Governance Tops African Civil Society Consultations Ahead of UNEP Governing Council
10/ 11/ 2008
The Tenth Session of the African Civil Society Forum is convening today in Nairobi, Kenya at the initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Africa, ahead of the 25th Session of UNEP Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum, which will take place in February 2009 at UNEP headquarters.
How to Address the Growing Nature Crunch and Ecosystem Crisis How to Address the Growing Nature Crunch and Ecosystem Crisis
07/ 11/ 2008
Close to one hundred governments meet in Putrajaya, Malaysia from 10 to 12 November to discuss the best global response to the loss of biodiversity, ecosystems and the multi-trillion dollar goods and services they generate.
Do You Know a 2009 Champion of the Earth? Do You Know a 2009 Champion of the Earth?
07/ 11/ 2008
Whether it be combating climate change or stemming the accelerating loss of biodiversity or promoting sustainable agriculture and recycling - some people and organizations are making a real and landscape - shifting difference.
Danone, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and  the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Danone, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature
29/ 10/ 2008
During the 10th meeting of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands' Conference of Contracting Parties, presently under way in the Republic of Korea, an original and ambitious partnership agreement aimed at fighting global warming has been entered into by the Ramsar Convention, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Danone Group.
UNEP/CMS Backed Agreement to Protect Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia UNEP/CMS Backed Agreement to Protect Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia
23/ 10/ 2008
A meeting covered by the UN and the Government of Abu Dhabi, UAE yesterday agreed a new agreement and action plan. 28 countries signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), led by the Minister of Abu Dhabi, H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water at an international meeting in Abu Dhabi, hosted by the United Arab Emirates. It will enter into force on 1 November.
UN-backed Caring for Climate Initiative Convenes First Meeting of Signatories UN-backed Caring for Climate Initiative Convenes First Meeting of Signatories
23/ 10/ 2008
Representatives of more than 150 corporations, civil society organizations, governments and UN agencies from around the world are gathering in Geneva today for the first gathering of signatories to Caring for Climate, a voluntary global action platform jointly launched in 2007 by the UN Global Compact, the UN Environment Programme and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
New Initiative Gives Boost to Waterbird Conservation in Africa New Initiative Gives Boost to Waterbird Conservation in Africa
23/ 10/ 2008
The decision to increase international efforts to conserve waterbirds and their habitats in Africa was made by government representatives from 80 African, Asian and European countries attending the Fourth Meeting of the Parties to AEWA (MOP4) in Antananarivo, Madagascar, 15‐19 September 2008.

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