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2015/03/05 12:31
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks, as delivered, to the General Assembly today during an informal meeting to commemorate World Wildlife Day, observed on 3 March: I...
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Cairo — Climate adaptation costs for Africa could soar to reach US $50 billion annually by mid-century. Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see...
2015/03/05 11:30
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Cairo/Nairobi — The Atlas contains detailed mapping of how strategic interventions and innovations are improving the food security and livelihoods of mountain communities in different parts of...
2015/03/04 17:41
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The versatility of palm oil has led to its use in not just food products but also in everyday goods from lipstick to laundry detergent. But its utility has resulted in the destruction of Southeast...
2015/03/04 14:30
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Luanda — The Angolan minister of Environment Fátima Jardim is since Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt, where she will attend the 15th African Environment Ministers Conference. Sponsored by the United Nations...
2015/03/04 13:30
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Cairo — The ongoing loss of biodiversity in Africa is driven by a combination of human-induced factors, including a rising demand for and consumption of natural resources and pollution created by...
2015/03/04 09:30
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Cairo — A flagship of South-South Cooperation, the UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme completed its second phase with a report launched during the 15th session of African Ministerial Conference...
2015/03/03 10:29
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Southern Africa and its energy sector cooperating partners are meeting in Botswana in late February to discuss ways of improving a coordinated approach to addressing the energy situation in the...
2015/03/03 09:31
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Dubai — The forum also looks to find ways around barriers to change by sharing knowledge and experiences, and showcasing initiatives across many areas. High-level representatives from government and...
2015/03/02 14:31
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Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time, remarkable professionals who have made it to the top in all areas of business, the arts, sport, culture, science and more. (CNN)All of...
2015/03/02 11:31
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. February 27, 2015 Nomination of Dr. Chris Field as Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) The United...
2015/03/01 11:08
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There is nothing quite like the rich feel, colour and even the smell of real wood to make a house feel like a home. Yet our preference for natural products in the home should always be combined with a...
2015/03/01 06:29
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Harare — Deforestation is haunting the African continent as industrial growth paves over public commons and puts more hectares into private hands. According to the Environmental News Network, a...
2015/02/26 04:35
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Climate change can't be viewed lightly, says Najib Putra Jaya: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Wednesday warned that climate change and global warming can no longer be viewed lightly....
2015/02/25 09:32
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Nairobi — The actions taken today will ensure that the IPCC's mission to assess climate change continues without interruption The Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) agreed...
2015/02/24 16:37
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AFPThis photo taken on November 20, 2014 shows an aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of the Whitsunday Islands, along the central coast of Queensland. AFP PHOTO / SARAH LAI Corals in...
2015/02/24 15:31
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... population is entitled to water supply on a 24 hour basis and it is our duty to ensure that this becomes reality." The determination of Government to address the serious shortcomings in the...
2015/02/24 14:39
2015/02/24 14:39
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Bhopal gas victims ask Javadekar to take up UNEP offer of comprehensive scientific assessment of contamination of Union Carbide factory Five organisations working for the welfare of the survivors of...
2015/02/24 06:21
2015/02/24 06:21
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Israeli West Bank factories to be probed for pollution Monday, Feb 23, 2015 Ramallah: Two international environmental teams will soon arrive in the Palestinian territories to examine the effect on...
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2015/02/24 05:28
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Satellite images of the Yamal peninsula in Siberia show that a recently discovered crater in the region is not alone, but surrounded by 20 recently-formed mini-craters. Appearing 30km from Gazprom's...
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