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Surfers Village
Surfing Medicine International opens talk on plasticsincreased to 311 million tons in 2014. This will double in 20 years’ time to 62
Surfing Medicine International opens talk on plastics
Surfers Village / Posted 13 hours ago
increased to 311 million tons in 2014. This will double in 20 years’ time to 622 million tons. According to UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme, plastic pollution costs 75 billion US dollars every year. Of this, the plastic soup... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N96 Trillion Oil Revenue - How Nigeria Short-Changed Oil Producing Areasareas. Gas flares also cause affected places to be covered in thick soot, makin
N96 Trillion Oil Revenue - How Nigeria Short-Changed Oil Producing Areas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
areas. Gas flares also cause affected places to be covered in thick soot, making even rain water unsafe for drinking. A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, in 2011, criticised how the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)... Read more
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New Kerala
Phasing out hydro-fluorocarbons the next big challenge - newkerala.com #106513a spectacular recovery path as per the joint scientific assessment of the World
Phasing out hydro-fluorocarbons the next big challenge - newkerala.com #106513
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
a spectacular recovery path as per the joint scientific assessment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released in 2014. Global policy makers are more impressed with UNEP's 2015... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
World's largest beach clean-up clears mounds of debrisThe Versova Resident Volunteers led the world's largest beach clean-up at Mumba
World's largest beach clean-up clears mounds of debris
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Versova Resident Volunteers led the world's largest beach clean-up at Mumbai's Versova Beach. Photo / Washington Post, United Nations Environment Programme What began as a small group of concerned citizens taking action has spiralled into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
War On Climate Terror ( - Fleeing Disasters, Escaping Drought, Migratingpolitical conflicts and tensions and other factors have resulted in massive pop
War On Climate Terror ( - Fleeing Disasters, Escaping Drought, Migrating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
political conflicts and tensions and other factors have resulted in massive population movements across Africa, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reports. Displacement in Africa is the result of a multitude of causes including... Read more
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Swissinfo
Reducing Switzerland’s carbon footprint by 2050of natural resources worldwide has been exceeding the Earth’s capacity to regen
Reducing Switzerland’s carbon footprint by 2050
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
of natural resources worldwide has been exceeding the Earth’s capacity to regenerate itself since the 1980s. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimates that by 2050 the global ecological footprint will triple if the economy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Vanguards to Monitor Ogoni Cleanclean-up. The decision was an outcome of a one-day Advocacy Meeting on Monitor
Environmental Vanguards to Monitor Ogoni Clean
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
clean-up. The decision was an outcome of a one-day Advocacy Meeting on Monitoring Agenda for the Implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Clean-up of Ogoniland in Port Harcourt, Rivers State organized by ERA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogoni Clean Up Governing Board, BOTof unchecked pollution from oil exploration activities. "It is exactly five ye
Ogoni Clean Up Governing Board, BOT
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of unchecked pollution from oil exploration activities. "It is exactly five years today, on the 4th of August 2011, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) submitted an extensive Report on its environmental assessment of Ogoniland. That... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Inaugurates Ogoni Clean-Up Committeeof similar pollution in other parts of the Niger Delta. He noted that the inau
Buhari Inaugurates Ogoni Clean-Up Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of similar pollution in other parts of the Niger Delta. He noted that the inauguration was coming exactly five years the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) submitted an extensive report on its environmental assessment of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Urges N/Delta Communities to Support Govt's Clean-Up Effortsinauguration of the board and council is in line with his administration's comm
Buhari Urges N/Delta Communities to Support Govt's Clean-Up Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
inauguration of the board and council is in line with his administration's commitment to ensuring the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland and other affected sites. "Today marks another milestone in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Approves 23-Man Team for Project ImplementationEbiri and Cornelius Essien President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 23-man te
Buhari Approves 23-Man Team for Project Implementation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Ebiri and Cornelius Essien President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 23-man team, to oversee the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland. The exercise may, however, be stalled, as the Movement for... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lesser-known species like Otter, Pangolin form a large part of wildlife trademodicum of success, there has been no abatement in the killing and sale of the
Lesser-known species like Otter, Pangolin form a large part of wildlife trade
The Economic Times / Posted a month ago
modicum of success, there has been no abatement in the killing and sale of the lesser-known species. A recent report by the United Nations Environment Programme and Interpol suggests that the growth rate of environmental crimes, which is a much... Read more
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New Kerala
On International Tiger Day, UN calls for urgent action against illegal wildlife trade - newkerala.com #97722New York, July 29 : The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Of
On International Tiger Day, UN calls for urgent action against illegal wildlife trade - newkerala.com #97722
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
New York, July 29 : The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Friday marked International Tiger Day with a call for urgent action to protect tigers and combat illegal trade in wildlife. With only a... Read more
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United Nations Environment Programme
UN Environment Head Backs Call to End Harmful Fishing Subsidiesfull UN Commission on Trade and Development and Food and Agriculture Organizati
UN Environment Head Backs Call to End Harmful Fishing Subsidies
United Nations Environment Programme / Posted a month ago
full UN Commission on Trade and Development and Food and Agriculture Organization statement can be read here. For more information, please contact: United Nations Environment Programme Newsdesk (Nairobi), +254 725 939 620, unepnewsdesk@... Read more
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United Nations Environment Programme
Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollutionthe amount of primary materials extracted from the Earth triple in the last fou
Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollution
United Nations Environment Programme / Posted a month ago
the amount of primary materials extracted from the Earth triple in the last four decades, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme-hosted International Resource Panel (IRP). The dramatic increase in the use of fossil... Read more
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New Kerala
'Not many reasons to be happy for tigers' (July 29 is International Tiger Day) - newkerala.com #97059Tigers and Javanese Tigers -- out of nine are extinct. About 40 tiger cubs wer
'Not many reasons to be happy for tigers' (July 29 is International Tiger Day) - newkerala.com #97059
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Tigers and Javanese Tigers -- out of nine are extinct. About 40 tiger cubs were found dead in a Thai temple in June. The United Nations Environment Programme and Interpol last month reported that the environmental crime industry -- worth $258... Read more

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