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AllAfrica.com
Environment Minister At UN General Assembly Sessionminister of Environment Fátima Jardim is leaving Luanda Wednesday for Nairobi,
Environment Minister At UN General Assembly Session
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
minister of Environment Fátima Jardim is leaving Luanda Wednesday for Nairobi, Kenya, to attend the second assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep). The information is contained in an Environment Ministry's press release that... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The Courier
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The Courier
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The Young Witness / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Western Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Manning River Times
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Manning River Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The North West Star
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The North West Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging reef tourism
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourism
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could moles really end up toppling Stonehenge?Galapagos Islands The report was produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists
Could moles really end up toppling Stonehenge?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
Galapagos Islands The report was produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the UN Heritage body Unesco and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It warns that in the UK, warmer winters are likely to boost populations of... Read more
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The Age
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourismway is frankly quite disgusting Will Steffen, emeritus professor at ANU The r
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourism
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
way is frankly quite disgusting Will Steffen, emeritus professor at ANU The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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WA Today
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourism
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourismBarrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The
Australia cut from UN report on climate threat to avoid damaging Great Barrier Reef tourism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one Australian reviewer as "disgusting". The report, released on Friday by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Union of Concerned Scientists, examined the impacts of warming world on 31... Read more
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dna
Jaqueline Fernandez, Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed among celebrities supporting UN #WildforLife Campaignpeace and security, and damaging the livelihoods of local communities who depen
Jaqueline Fernandez, Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed among celebrities supporting UN #WildforLife Campaign
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
peace and security, and damaging the livelihoods of local communities who depend on tourism. The campaign is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Statue of Liberty and Venice under climate change threat, says UNrises to protect key heritage, the study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (
Statue of Liberty and Venice under climate change threat, says UN
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 hours ago
rises to protect key heritage, the study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the UN heritage body Unesco and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says. The researchers looked at 31 natural and cultural world heritage sites in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Climate threat to world heritage sitesIt comes from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), UN heritage body Unesco
Climate threat to world heritage sites
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
It comes from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), UN heritage body Unesco and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It looked at 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries that are vulnerable to increasing... Read more
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British Vogue
Gisele Campaigns Against Animal Traffickingsupermodel's support for environmental causes is long-held - she was first name
Gisele Campaigns Against Animal Trafficking
British Vogue / Posted 20 hours ago
supermodel's support for environmental causes is long-held - she was first named a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme in 2009, and has campaigned for the programme ever since. "You may know that I have led... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wildlife Crime - Stealing Animals to Sell As Petsthe very existence of species, it undermines ecosystems and strikes at the hear
Wildlife Crime - Stealing Animals to Sell As Pets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
the very existence of species, it undermines ecosystems and strikes at the heart of poor communities. According to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), one live gorilla brings Uganda about $1m a year in tourism revenue. Rwanda, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibian Calls for Research Into GMOsfarmers. Elize Shakalela made the call when she addressed an International Uni
Namibian Calls for Research Into GMOs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
farmers. Elize Shakalela made the call when she addressed an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) Global Colloquium of Early Career... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Hunger amid plenty not acceptable, scientists at UNEP sayFood production had increased across the world, yet more than 800 million peopl
Hunger amid plenty not acceptable, scientists at UNEP say
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Food production had increased across the world, yet more than 800 million people remained hungry, scientists at the ongoing United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi have revealed. The scientists have called for a major overhaul of the global... Read more
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Aljazeera
Wildlife crime: Stealing animals to sell as petsthe very existence of species, it undermines ecosystems and strikes at the hear
Wildlife crime: Stealing animals to sell as pets
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
the very existence of species, it undermines ecosystems and strikes at the heart of poor communities. According to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), one live gorilla brings Uganda about $1m per year in tourism revenue. Rwanda, a... Read more
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E! Online
Gisele Bündchen Is ''Wild'' for Animals in New U.N. CampaignIn a new Instagram posted Wednesday morning, the supermodel announced the launc
Gisele Bündchen Is ''Wild'' for Animals in New U.N. Campaign
E! Online / Posted yesterday
In a new Instagram posted Wednesday morning, the supermodel announced the launch of a new United Nations Environment Programme campaign titled "Wild for Life." "It saddens me that in the 21st century, with all our knowledge and power, we are hearing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister to Participate in UN Environment Assemblyon the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'.
Minister to Participate in UN Environment Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'. The UNEA is a decision-making body of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and has the universal membership of all 193 United Nations member states. UNEA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Minister Attends United Nations Environment Assembly, 25 Mayon the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development."
Environmental Affairs Minister Attends United Nations Environment Assembly, 25 May
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development." The UNEA is a decision-making body of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and enjoys the universal membership of all 193 United Nations Member States. UNEA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
600,000 Die Annually in Africa From Air Pollution, UN Report Says600,000 people dying in Africa from indoor-air-pollution-related causes annuall
600,000 Die Annually in Africa From Air Pollution, UN Report Says
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
600,000 people dying in Africa from indoor-air-pollution-related causes annually, the report says. Mr Achim Steiner, the United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director, said many developing countries do not even have the technology to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
14,000 Die Annually Due to Air Pollutionalthough a few cases of monitoring have happened after complaints from the publ
14,000 Die Annually Due to Air Pollution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
although a few cases of monitoring have happened after complaints from the public, only to be abandoned later on. United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director Mr Achim Steiner said many developing countries do not even have the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globeIn a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programm
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globe
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programme has intensively catalogued environmental assaults across the six different major regions of the globe. And it finds that overall, damage to the planet is happening more... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globeIn a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programm
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globe
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programme has intensively catalogued environmental assaults across the six different major regions of the globe. And it finds that overall, damage to the planet is happening more... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globeIn a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programm
UN agency: Pace of environmental damage 'intensifying' across the globe
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programme has intensively catalogued environmental assaults across the six different major regions of the globe. And it finds that overall, damage to the planet is happening more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Paris Climate Deal and Africapockets, developing countries are required to make some contribution too. The s
The Paris Climate Deal and Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
pockets, developing countries are required to make some contribution too. The second Africa Adaptation Gap Report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says African countries must raise up to $3 billion per year between 2016 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Locked Out of Their Forests, Kenya's Sengwer People Fight Backis Kenya's number one deforestation problem, along with illegal logging," said
Locked Out of Their Forests, Kenya's Sengwer People Fight Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
is Kenya's number one deforestation problem, along with illegal logging," said Tim Christophersen, a forest expert with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Squatters have also moved in to the forests because of poverty, population... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'As populations swell & water becomes scarce, food prices could double'unrest in North Africa, the Middle East and South East and South Asia. The rep
'As populations swell & water becomes scarce, food prices could double'
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
unrest in North Africa, the Middle East and South East and South Asia. The report published this week by GFN and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)said most of the same countries, namely Morocco, Bangladesh, Tunisia and... Read more
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United Nations Environment Programme
Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Saysand representatives of intergovernmental organizations and civil society will i
Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Says
United Nations Environment Programme / Posted 6 days ago
and representatives of intergovernmental organizations and civil society will in May gather at UNEA-2, taking place at the United Nations Environment Programme headquarters in Nairobi, for one of the first major meetings since the adoption of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pipelines Attacks By Suspected Militants, Condemnable, Unfortunate - Groupprojects in the region such as the immediate cleaning up of Ogoni land (commenc
Pipelines Attacks By Suspected Militants, Condemnable, Unfortunate - Group
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
projects in the region such as the immediate cleaning up of Ogoni land (commencing early next month) in compliance with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report Implementation and the completion of the East-West road and the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Studyeconomic damage of about $12 billion to 35 billion by 2030. A recent study by
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Study
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
economic damage of about $12 billion to 35 billion by 2030. A recent study by the World Meteorological Organization/United Nations Environment Programme (WMO/ UNEP) identified Asia to be vulnerable to ozone pollution. "In India, the major... Read more
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New Kerala
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: newkerala.com #64160economic damage of about $12 billion to 35 billion by 2030. A recent study by
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: newkerala.com #64160
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
economic damage of about $12 billion to 35 billion by 2030. A recent study by the World Meteorological Organization/United Nations Environment Programme (WMO/ UNEP) identified Asia to be vulnerable to ozone pollution. "In India, the major... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kenya to host 2nd session of UNEA-2Trade in Endangered Species [of Wild Fauna and Flora] (CITES) to be held in Sou
Kenya to host 2nd session of UNEA-2
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Trade in Endangered Species [of Wild Fauna and Flora] (CITES) to be held in South Africa later this year,” he said. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said on its website the second session of the UNEA would take place at the UNEP... Read more
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New Kerala
General Assembly elects Norwegian diplomat as head of UN environment programme - newkerala.com #63316Nations Secretary-General, the General Assembly on Friday elected Erik Solheim
General Assembly elects Norwegian diplomat as head of UN environment programme - newkerala.com #63316
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Nations Secretary-General, the General Assembly on Friday elected Erik Solheim of Norway as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for a four-year term. According to a note from the Office of the Spokesperson for... Read more
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DW
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action |to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and store it. Aid for vulnerable countries
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and store it. Aid for vulnerable countries A report published this week by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says the cost for assisting developing countries to adapt to climate change could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Starts Economic DiplomacyUN as Uganda's Permanent Representative in 1996 under the Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Uganda Starts Economic Diplomacy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
UN as Uganda's Permanent Representative in 1996 under the Boutros Boutros-Ghali era, was an advantage. He had worked in the United Nations Environment Programme and was part of the advance team that worked to set up the Ministry of Environment. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mauritius Marks World Migratory Bird Dayand the slogan is "And when the skies fall silent". WMBD campaign is led by two
Mauritius Marks World Migratory Bird Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
and the slogan is "And when the skies fall silent". WMBD campaign is led by two international wildlife treaties under the United Nations Environment Programme namely, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)... Read more
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CBC.ca
Scientists map biodiversity of deep oceans, find surprising varieties of lifedating back to a century or so and putting it together," said Tittensor in a te
Scientists map biodiversity of deep oceans, find surprising varieties of life
CBC.ca / Posted 14 days ago
dating back to a century or so and putting it together," said Tittensor in a telephone interview from his office at the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre. The database is a compilation of each variety of... Read more
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