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The News & Observer
The world’s next endangered natural resource? Sandto cities. Since 1950, the world’s urban population has ballooned to over 3.9 b
The world’s next endangered natural resource? Sand
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
to cities. Since 1950, the world’s urban population has ballooned to over 3.9 billion from 746 million. According to the United Nations Environment Program, in 2012 alone the world used enough concrete to build a wall 89 feet high and 89 feet... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gisele Bundche shares her adorable baby picture on InstagramGeographic Channel docu-series, Years of Living Dangerously. The beauty was al
Gisele Bundche shares her adorable baby picture on Instagram
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Geographic Channel docu-series, Years of Living Dangerously. The beauty was also selected as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program to end illegal animal trafficking. She's been spotted on the Amazon River and in talks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sustainable Land Management in Africa Increases Agricultural ProductionBank, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Unit
Sustainable Land Management in Africa Increases Agricultural Production
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Bank, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the World Bank, in close coordination with NEPAD and regional economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Partnership Makes Strides in Promoting Sustainable Land ManagementBank, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Unit
Partnership Makes Strides in Promoting Sustainable Land Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Bank, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the World Bank, in close coordination with NEPAD and regional economic... Read more
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Business Wire
Blue Planet Prizes 2016 van Asahi Glass Foundation naar Pavan Sukhdev en Markus Borneraan het oplossen van milieuproblemen. Pavan Sukhdev (India) Pavan Sukhdev is
Blue Planet Prizes 2016 van Asahi Glass Foundation naar Pavan Sukhdev en Markus Borner
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
aan het oplossen van milieuproblemen. Pavan Sukhdev (India) Pavan Sukhdev is een Goodwill-ambassadeur van het UNEP (United Nations Environment Program), één van de oprichters van het Green Indian States Trust (GIST), oprichter en CEO van... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Protocol Aims to Cut Trillion-Dollar Food Waste BillLoss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW) has been developed joint
New Protocol Aims to Cut Trillion-Dollar Food Waste Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW) has been developed jointly by the Consumer Goods Forum, the FAO, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and the World... Read more
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Inquirier.net
$40-M fund vs wildlife trafficking covers PHin 19 countries, including the Philippines. Fresh funds for the Global Wildlif
$40-M fund vs wildlife trafficking covers PH
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
in 19 countries, including the Philippines. Fresh funds for the Global Wildlife Program includes contributions from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Asian Development Bank, International Union for Conservation of Nature, UN... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
In quest for the truthby the ministry over the past few days had shown that accusations against the r
In quest for the truth
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
by the ministry over the past few days had shown that accusations against the representative of Egypt at a General Assembly United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) conference in Nairobi proved baseless and false “as the representative did not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Crime Is Growing Faster Than Global GDP - UN, InterpolAccording to a rapid response report published over the weekend by the United N
Environmental Crime Is Growing Faster Than Global GDP - UN, Interpol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
According to a rapid response report published over the weekend by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Interpol, the value of environmental crime is 26%. The report indicates that it's larger than previous estimates having grown to... Read more
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Newsmax
Environmental Crimes May Cost World Economy $258 Billioncosting the global economy as much as a record $258 billion, about a quarter mo
Environmental Crimes May Cost World Economy $258 Billion
Newsmax / Posted 23 days ago
costing the global economy as much as a record $258 billion, about a quarter more than previously estimated, the United Nations Environment Program and Interpol said. The groups released a study on Saturday, on the eve of World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niger Delta - 'Hope Returns to the People of Ogoniland'pledged the government would reverse the damage and that his government would r
Niger Delta - 'Hope Returns to the People of Ogoniland'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
pledged the government would reverse the damage and that his government would restore the ecosystems. In August 2011, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said Ogoniland may require the world's biggest ever clean-up after a succession of... Read more
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Slate
The Ethical Problems With Super-Muscly Pigslinked to increased health risks such as cancer, ischemic heart disease, stroke
The Ethical Problems With Super-Muscly Pigs
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
linked to increased health risks such as cancer, ischemic heart disease, stroke, and diabetes mellitus. A report from the United Nations Environment Program concludes that both human and global environmental health would benefit from a substantial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian President Cancels Ogoniland Tripvisit to Ogoniland is the launch of an operation to the clean up oil spills, as
Nigerian President Cancels Ogoniland Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
visit to Ogoniland is the launch of an operation to the clean up oil spills, as recommended in a report released by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in August 2011. "The people of Ogoniland have been waiting for this operation for... Read more
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DW
Nigerian president cancels Ogoniland trip |visit to Ogoniland is the launch of an operation to the clean up oil spills, as
Nigerian president cancels Ogoniland trip |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
visit to Ogoniland is the launch of an operation to the clean up oil spills, as recommended in a report released by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in August 2011. "The people of Ogoniland have been waiting for this operation for... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Garden grows at GM Lordstown plant in an effort to attract butterflies and honeybeesis planned for later this month. The gathering was also a way to observe World
Garden grows at GM Lordstown plant in an effort to attract butterflies and honeybees
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
is planned for later this month. The gathering was also a way to observe World Environment Day, or WED, that is run by the United Nations Environment Program and observed each June 5 to raise global awareness about and take steps to protect the... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
QUIZ: How could climate change destroy World Heritage Sites?weather events According to the World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Clima
QUIZ: How could climate change destroy World Heritage Sites?
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 27 days ago
weather events According to the World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate report, released last week by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), 31 natural and cultural World... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Australia’s censorship of Unesco climate report is like a Shakespearean tragedy | Graham Readfearnposter child for the impacts of global warming worldwide. The report was a col
Australia’s censorship of Unesco climate report is like a Shakespearean tragedy | Graham Readfearn
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
poster child for the impacts of global warming worldwide. The report was a collaboration of two UN bodies – Unesco and the United Nations Environment Program– as well as the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a not-for-profit science advocacy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, Climate Change Threatens Iconic Tourist Sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, Climate Change Threatens Iconic Tourist Sites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Illegal Trade of Rwandan Wildlife - RDBhas said. Karasira was speaking ahead of environment week that started yesterd
No Illegal Trade of Rwandan Wildlife - RDB
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
has said. Karasira was speaking ahead of environment week that started yesterday and World Environment Day on 5th. United Nations Environment Program) proposed the theme 'The fight against the illegal trade in wildlife' as the theme of the... Read more
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The Columbian
UNESCO: World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty, threatened by climate changeEducational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published the report
UNESCO: World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty, threatened by climate change
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published the report on Thursday, in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Program and the Union of Concerned Scientists, a U.S.-based advocacy group. It does not waste time... Read more
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iol.co.za
How climate change is threatening tourism(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
How climate change is threatening tourism
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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Boston Globe
Statue of Liberty among World Heritage Sites threatened by climate changeEducational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published the report
Statue of Liberty among World Heritage Sites threatened by climate change
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published the report on Thursday, in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Program and the Union of Concerned Scientists, a U.S.-based advocacy group. It does not waste time... Read more
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Fortune
UNESCO Just Warned That Climate Change Could Cause Apocalypse Movie-Level Disasterssome Easter Island statues are in danger of being lost to the sea. In total, t
UNESCO Just Warned That Climate Change Could Cause Apocalypse Movie-Level Disasters
Fortune / Posted a month ago
some Easter Island statues are in danger of being lost to the sea. In total, the report, authored jointly by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, listed 31 natural and cultural World Heritage... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Australia Pressed UN To Ignore Great Barrier Reef In Key Climate Reportthe sites and risks arising from climate change and tourism." UNESCO, alongsid
Australia Pressed UN To Ignore Great Barrier Reef In Key Climate Report
The Huffington Post / Posted a month ago
the sites and risks arising from climate change and tourism." UNESCO, alongside the Union of Concerned Scientists and the United Nations Environment Program, released a troubling report on Thursday outlining the impacts climate change would have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Fair and balanced' work removed from UN climate change report, author saysbeing included, and at its request, those references disappeared from the final
'Fair and balanced' work removed from UN climate change report, author says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
being included, and at its request, those references disappeared from the final document. The report, authored by UNESCO, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Union of Concerned Scientists, was designed to give a snapshot of how... Read more
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examiner.com
Grizzly, polar and grolar bears, say what? Climate change leads to new hybridhad a chance to analyze one after a hunter shot a grolar sometime during the we
Grizzly, polar and grolar bears, say what? Climate change leads to new hybrid
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
had a chance to analyze one after a hunter shot a grolar sometime during the week of May 16. On May 26 UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program released a new report that discussed how 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said.The Stonehenge monument in the west of England. Photo /... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $650k to Accelerate Climate Change Solutionsclimate solutions in all parts of the globe." R20 was named the Secretariat fo
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $650k to Accelerate Climate Change Solutions
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
climate solutions in all parts of the globe." R20 was named the Secretariat for the CCFLA in partnership with World Fund for Cities (FMDV), United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in January... Read more
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CBC.ca
Venice, Stonehenge among World Heritage sites threatened by climate changechange-related threats to 31 World Heritage sites in 29 countries are highlight
Venice, Stonehenge among World Heritage sites threatened by climate change
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
change-related threats to 31 World Heritage sites in 29 countries are highlighted in a new report released by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program and the Union of Concerned Scientists today. There are 1,031 World Heritage sites around... Read more
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Herald Sun
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
Herald Sun / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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News.com.au
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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Perth Now
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
Adelaide Now / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Climate change threat to top tourist sites(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific
Climate change threat to top tourist sites
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
(GDP) and providing one in 11 jobs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the UCS said. While badly managed tourism itself can be damaging to World... Read more
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