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Swedish Duo Win First Place in Climate and Clean Air Coalition Film Contest
09/11/2012
Wallace and Gromit-Style Video Spells Out Urgency to Act on Soot to Methane

New Constitution, Public Opinion Give Kenya Unique Opportunity to Reverse Deforestation that Costs Economy US$70 Million Each Year
07/11/2012
Natural Capital Can Serve as Vibrant Engine for Sustainable Growth, Say Delegates at National Dialogue on Water Towers, Forests and Green Economy

The Global Garbage Crisis: No Time to Waste
06/11/2012
UNEP-Hosted Global Partnership on Waste Management Answering Call as Municipal Waste to Grow to 2.2 Billion Tonnes per Year by 2025

Deforestation Costing Kenyan Economy Millions of Dollars Each Year and Increasing Water Shortage Risk
05/11/2012
Services from Kenya's Water Towers Underpin Many Sectors of Economy

Colombian Government, U.N. Environment Program Host Conference to Tackle Climate Change and Air Pollution
02/11/2012
21 countries meet in Bogota to chart a course for tackling 'short-lived climate pollutants'(SLCPs) across Latin America and the Caribbean

New UN Collaborating Centre for Energy Efficient Lighting Opens in Beijing
31/10/2012
With Major Economic and Climate Change Benefits Projects Spanning Africa, the Middle East, Latin America & South Pacific Build Capacity and Boost Rapid Deployment of Energy Efficient Technologies

At United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Countries Agree to Double Resources for Biodiversity Protection by 2015
20/10/2012
Biodiversity-Rich Marine Areas in Focus as Countries Renew Efforts to Curb Species Loss

Faster Progress Needed on Targets to Protect World's Key Nature Sites, says UN Report
18/10/2012
More Investment in Protected Areas Vital to Supporting Biodiversity, Livelihoods and Local Economies

Environmental Economist Pavan Sukhdev Named New UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
17/10/2012
Mr. Sukhdev Targeting Increased Awareness of Value of Natural Resources