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Traditional Cultures Can Show Wasteful World How to Preserve Food
21/05/2013
Ahead of World Environment Day, UNEP Showcases Methods such as Condensing Cows, Storing Seabirds in Sealskins and Freeze-Drying Potatoes in the Open Air

November Date for Global Event on Natural Capital
09/05/2013
The World Forum on Natural Capital will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 21-22 November 2013.

Greening Trade Imperative for Sustainable Development
08/05/2013
UNEP Report Shows How Advancing the Green Economy in Six Key Sectors Creates New Trade Opportunities

Soaring Demand for Metals Calls for Rethink of Recycling Practices, Says International Resource Panel
24/04/2013
Raising Recycling Rates through Product-Centric Approach Can Mitigate Negative Environmental Impacts

Asia Overtakes Rest of the World in Consumption of Materials
24/04/2013
Current Resource Exploitation Trend Cannot Support Fast-Growing Economies and Changing Lifestyles

Nigerian Doctor and Writer Wins World Environment Day Blogging Contest
19/04/2013
Charles Immanuel Akhimien Will Report from WED Host Country Mongolia

Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities Crucial for Improved Resource Efficiency and Poverty Eradication
17/04/2013
Greening City Infrastructure Can Sustain Economic Growth while Using Fewer Resources

Wind Power Surges to New Record
17/04/2013
Global installed capacity has now reached 282.5 GW, a cumulative increase of almost 19%