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Natural Resource Management Manuals Launched in Support of Conflict Prevention
Geneva/Nairobi, 8 October 2012 - A new set of manuals to improve natural resource management in order to reduce the risk of conflict has been launched by the United Nations (UN).

Kenyan Students Named as 2012 Young Environmental Envoys
Hope Mugambi and Kendi Nkonge will Travel to Germany with Young Green Leaders from Across the World

On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities
International celebrations for World Habitat Day held in Embu, Kenya on Monday 1 October, 2012.

Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects
Study highlights emerging issues for world's freshwater and marine systems

UNEP Sustainable Transport Campaign Rewards Participants
Bus, Train, Metro and Carpooling Companies are offering free tickets to the most active virtual travellers.

Balancing Finance and Technology Key to Climate-Resilient Future
The international community should build the fundamental infrastructure that will help developing countries move to a low-carbon future.

Loans Worth more than US $3 million Approved under Clean Development Mechanism Scheme
A newly launched loan scheme aimed at increasing the number of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in developing countries has authorized the funding of more than USD $3 million towards 23 CDM projects.