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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.

New Initiative to Reduce Time-to-Market for Carbon Market Projects in Southern Africa
UNEP-Facilitated Standardized Baseline Expected to Boost Access to Climate-Friendly Investment

Secretary-General's Visit Marks Closure of UN Pavilion at Expo 2012
The UN Pavilion welcomed over 700,000 visitors during the three-month exhibition.

Indian, Colombian and Kenyan Initiatives among Winners of World Environment Day Challenge
Fuel-Efficient Car Given as Prize to Projects and Events that Inspired and Galvanized Environmental Action