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UN and Mongolia Announce Major Partnership during World Environment Day
05/06/2013
Mongolia is developing policies on sustainable mining, renewable energy and ecotourism that will place it on a green development path

Smallholder Farmers Key to Lifting Over One Billion People Out of Poverty
04/06/2013
Backing and Enabling Smallholders Can Unleash New and Sustainable Agricultural Revolution

Mongolian Gold Miners Put Health before Wealth
03/06/2013
Inside the compound, which is surrounded by stark hills and grassy plains dotted with grazing horses and cattle, sits one of only a few mercury-free processing facilities in the country.

In Host Country Mongolia, World Marathon Record Holder Patrick Makau Kicks Off World Environment Day 2013 Celebrations
03/06/2013
Following some traditional Mongolian throat-singing and a rousing performance by a military brass band on the starting line, Kenya's Patrick Makau - the marathon world record holder - officially launched the Ulaanbaatar Marathon today as part of festivities leading up to World Environment Day (WED)... See full story

Globe Gears Up For World Environment Day Celebrations
31/05/2013
Mongolia Hosting Day Aimed at Reducing Food Waste as Events Take Place across the World

GEO-5  the UN's Most Comprehensive Study of the Global Environment - Now Available in Spanish
30/05/2013
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has today launched a Spanish version of its flagship report, the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).

UNEP Launches Knowledge and Cooperation Platform for a Sustainable Future
21/05/2013
"Doing More and Better with Less" Just One Click Away

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