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West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports
05/12/2016
Cleaner fuel to reduce air pollution for more than quarter of a billion people

Calls for greater collaboration to enhance resource efficiency and economic growth
19/11/2016
Business leaders, scientists and policy-makers reflect on ways to enhance environmental sustainability

United Nations reports its 2015 greenhouse gas emissions
07/11/2016
UN Environment Links Great Apes' Future to Sustainable Development

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment Launch Video Contest to Bring Attention to Food Waste
02/11/2016
Over one-third of food is wasted in North America. Visit http://www.notwasting.com/.

Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive  prestigious SEED Awards
28/09/2016
- Twenty innovative start-ups from eight African countries announced as winners of UN-backed SEED Awards for eco-inclusive innovation - Winners will receive technical assistance and six months of free, tailor-made support to develop their business

Clean air takes centre stage at Sarajevo Film Festival
17/08/2016
- Festival's Enviro Day to showcase UN Environment initiatives boosting air quality and protecting human health - 44,000 years of life, one-fifth of GDP are lost in Bosnia and Herzegovina annually due to poor air quality