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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 days 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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International Business Times
Protected areas found to promote species diversity and wildlife conservation which they decided to focus on. Using data from the World Database on Protecte
Protected areas found to promote species diversity and wildlife conservation
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
which they decided to focus on. Using data from the World Database on Protected Areas – a platform managed by the United Nations Environment Programme and the IUCN – they analysed biodiversity samples from these different zones. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Largest ever study reveals globally protected areas benefit broad range of speciesthe most complete dataset detailing the world's terrestrial and marine protecte
Largest ever study reveals globally protected areas benefit broad range of species
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
the most complete dataset detailing the world's terrestrial and marine protected areas. The WDPA is a joint product of the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and made... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail wants to be a ‘Sustainable Destination’; meeting is Thursdayin the United States under criteria from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council
Vail wants to be a ‘Sustainable Destination’; meeting is Thursday
Vail Daily / Posted 3 days ago
in the United States under criteria from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, an organization established by the United Nations Environment Programme and other global partners in response to growth in tourism and the desire to foster... Read more
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Business Wire
Electric Geysers Segment Will Dominate the Global Geysers Market Until 2020, Says Technaviothe dependence on fossil fuels. The Global Solar Water Heating (GSWH) project
Electric Geysers Segment Will Dominate the Global Geysers Market Until 2020, Says Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
the dependence on fossil fuels. The Global Solar Water Heating (GSWH) project is a joint initiative undertaken by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is funded by the Global... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie airlines are donating leftover food to the homeless – so why isn't everyone else?seeing on an airline is something we can redistribute, as long as it's still in
Aussie airlines are donating leftover food to the homeless – so why isn't everyone else?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
seeing on an airline is something we can redistribute, as long as it's still in a fit state to eat.” According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), a third of all food is lost or wasted worldwide. Food loss and waste globally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Victims - Every Second, One Person Is Displaced By Disastercountries or across borders, on a permanent or temporary basis. Many of them wo
Climate Victims - Every Second, One Person Is Displaced By Disaster
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
countries or across borders, on a permanent or temporary basis. Many of them would be coastal population. On this, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warns that coastal populations are at particular risk as a global rise in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ political scientist to join UN scientific Climate Changethe science related to climate change. The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World
NZ political scientist to join UN scientific Climate Change
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
the science related to climate change. The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide policymakers with regular assessments of the scientific basis of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woes of the Oil-Bearing Communitiesimpossible. Though, the Muhammadu Buhari administration has launched the Ogonil
Woes of the Oil-Bearing Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
impossible. Though, the Muhammadu Buhari administration has launched the Ogoniland cleanup programme, as prescribed in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, real action is yet to commence, even, as the project represents a tip of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Set to Reduce Greenhouse EmissionsPathway" for controlling climate-change inducing HFCs and, "this is commendable
Rwanda Set to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Pathway" for controlling climate-change inducing HFCs and, "this is commendable and Rwanda salutes their efforts." A 2014 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) scientific assessment of ozone depletion indicated that although HFCs represent a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Huge tourism impactPitas and Kota Marudu. “With the gazetting too Malaysia’s commitment towards t
Huge tourism impact
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
Pitas and Kota Marudu. “With the gazetting too Malaysia’s commitment towards the Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Environment Programme (CBD-UNEP) to protect at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas before 2020 will... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22began using biomaterials in 2000. Its vehicles now include components made from
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22
WLKY Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
began using biomaterials in 2000. Its vehicles now include components made from soy, wheat and coconut. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, agriculture annually generates about 5 billion metric tons of biomass, which is largely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reducing Hydrofluorocarbons Via the Montreal Protocol Is the Most Significant Climate Action the World Can Take This Yearforward after Paris to fight climate change and protect our common home." Ibra
Reducing Hydrofluorocarbons Via the Montreal Protocol Is the Most Significant Climate Action the World Can Take This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
forward after Paris to fight climate change and protect our common home." Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme "The Montreal Protocol is a living example of what the International community can... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Ford, Jose Cuervo Team Up to Make Car Parts from Agaveincluding soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fiber, cellulose, wood, coco
Ford, Jose Cuervo Team Up to Make Car Parts from Agave
The Auto Channel / Posted 11 days ago
including soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fiber, cellulose, wood, coconut fiber and rice hulls. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 5 billion metric tons of agricultural biomass waste is produced annually. A byproduct... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ford, Jose Cuervo to Make Car Parts from Agave by-productincluding soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fibre, cellulose, wood, coco
Ford, Jose Cuervo to Make Car Parts from Agave by-product
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
including soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fibre, cellulose, wood, coconut fibre and rice hulls.According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 5 billion metric tons of agricultural biomass waste is produced annually. A by-product... Read more
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Business Wire
Ford, Jose Cuervo Team Up to Make Car Parts from Agaveincluding soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fiber, cellulose, wood, coco
Ford, Jose Cuervo Team Up to Make Car Parts from Agave
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
including soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, kenaf fiber, cellulose, wood, coconut fiber and rice hulls. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 5 billion metric tons of agricultural biomass waste is produced annually. A byproduct... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tougher Penalties Needed to Curb Annual Slaughter of 25 Million Birds in the MediterraneanConvention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) - an
Tougher Penalties Needed to Curb Annual Slaughter of 25 Million Birds in the Mediterranean
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) - an intergovernmental treaty administered by the United Nations Environment Programme. "Birds are being hunted down, trapped and slaughtered on an industrial scale as they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNEP Assesses Sites Impacted By 'Probo Koala' Toxic Waste Dumping in AbidjanAbidjan — Following a request from the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, the United
UNEP Assesses Sites Impacted By 'Probo Koala' Toxic Waste Dumping in Abidjan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Abidjan — Following a request from the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is undertaking an independent environmental assessment of sites affected by the dumping of toxic waste from the ship known as the... Read more
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New Kerala
World Heritage Site stamp likely for Kanchenjunga National Park ( - newkerala.com #89537at a faster pace than previously thought in human history, as stated by the mos
World Heritage Site stamp likely for Kanchenjunga National Park ( - newkerala.com #89537
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
at a faster pace than previously thought in human history, as stated by the most authoritative study ever published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in May 2016. The proposal and its eventual inscription also strengthen the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Firms Plot to Derail Ogoni Clean-Up, MOSOP AllegesBy Kelvin Ebiri and Chido Okafor Oil companies have been accused of scheming t
Oil Firms Plot to Derail Ogoni Clean-Up, MOSOP Alleges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
By Kelvin Ebiri and Chido Okafor Oil companies have been accused of scheming to derail the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland. The Ogoni clean-up process was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogonis Allege Plot By Shell, NPDC to Sabotage Clean-Up Exercisepolluted Ogoni environment. This is as they expressed concern over the slow pa
Ogonis Allege Plot By Shell, NPDC to Sabotage Clean-Up Exercise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
polluted Ogoni environment. This is as they expressed concern over the slow pace of implementation of the report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Ogoniland and called the Federal Government to speedily put into place the... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
UN calls for post-Brexit UK to link with EU on environment policyissues need to be framed in a way that is much closer to people’s hearts and ca
UN calls for post-Brexit UK to link with EU on environment policy
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 23 days ago
issues need to be framed in a way that is much closer to people’s hearts and cannot be abstracted.” As director of the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep), Solheim will be prioritising action on pollution, protection for the world’s... Read more
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BeverageOnline
Increased Demand from Agricultural Industry to Createto the growth of the global food and beverage cold chain logistics market: Nee
Increased Demand from Agricultural Industry to Create
BeverageOnline / Posted 24 days ago
to the growth of the global food and beverage cold chain logistics market: Need to reduce food wastage According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Resources Institute (WRI), about one-third of the food produced every... Read more
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Business Wire
Increased Demand from Agricultural Industry to Create Opportunities for the Global Food and Beverage Cold Chain Logistics Market Through 2020, Reports Technavioto the growth of the global food and beverage cold chain logistics market: Nee
Increased Demand from Agricultural Industry to Create Opportunities for the Global Food and Beverage Cold Chain Logistics Market Through 2020, Reports Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
to the growth of the global food and beverage cold chain logistics market: Need to reduce food wastage According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Resources Institute (WRI), about one-third of the food produced every... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Turn your food waste from yuck to yumwe can educate them about the detrimental impact of food waste the better,” he
Turn your food waste from yuck to yum
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
we can educate them about the detrimental impact of food waste the better,” he says. “Through our partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme on the Think. Eat. Save campaign (a campaign to raise awareness of global food loss and... Read more
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New Kerala
Environment, development, conflicts confront new UNEP head (Comment, Special to ) - newkerala.com #84846A frightening but most authoritative report on the state of the environment rel
Environment, development, conflicts confront new UNEP head (Comment, Special to ) - newkerala.com #84846
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
A frightening but most authoritative report on the state of the environment released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in May 2016 was eclipsed in the bedlam of terrorist attacks, tsunami of migration, the shocking Brexit and power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is It Time to Rethink Recycling?negative externalities for companies, such as potential reputational and regula
Is It Time to Rethink Recycling?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
negative externalities for companies, such as potential reputational and regulatory risks, valued conservatively by the United Nations Environment Programme at US$40 billion. "Given projected growth in consumption, in a business-as-usual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stranded Paralympians Cry Out for Helpand would do their best to represent the country well at the Games. Oluoch was
Stranded Paralympians Cry Out for Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
and would do their best to represent the country well at the Games. Oluoch was speaking shortly after the team visited the United Nations Environment Programme offices in Gigiri to lend support to the Green Passport Campaign, which encourages... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Needs Over $3 Trillion to Mitigate Climate Changeunder current estimates, Africa requires $5 to $10 billion per year to adapt to
Africa Needs Over $3 Trillion to Mitigate Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
under current estimates, Africa requires $5 to $10 billion per year to adapt to global warming. The World Bank and the United Nations Environment Programme estimate that the cost of managing climate resilience will continue to rise to $20... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Sinai governance: lines and boundariesare two controversial remote examples of inland municipalities. The planning f
Sinai governance: lines and boundaries
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
are two controversial remote examples of inland municipalities. The planning for the first was conducted through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Millennium Ecosystem Assessment between 2001 and 2005. The area is subjected to... Read more

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