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An abandoned Kenya navy base has been washed away by the ocean, becoming the latest victim of the effects of a changing climate. Ras Ngome, the former navy base, is among sections of coastline the...
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2015/01/27 21:19
2015/01/27 21:19
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At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy city-state known for its tidy streets and clean, green image. But for much of that...
2015/01/27 04:28
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Managing Mercury Waste a Growing PriorityTuesday, 27 January 2015, 5:02 pmPress Release: SPREPManaging Mercury Waste a Growing Priority in the Pacific islands region23 January 2015, Apia, Samoa - The...
2015/01/26 13:43
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FiturGreen 2015: Sustainable Tourism from the Traveller’s Perspective Tourism must be sustainable if it is to avoid jeopardizing its future and the viability of tourism destinations, and contribute...
2015/01/26 08:31
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Nairobi — SEED is a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy. Enterprises that incorporate social and environmental benefits in their business model can apply...
2015/01/23 15:30
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Nairobi — Banks hold the largest pool of global financial assets A new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies critical innovations in the US$300+ trillion...
2015/01/21 15:31
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Harare — Access to clean sustainable energy has become part of the international development agenda during the past two decades, reflecting the global recognition of the important role that energy...
2015/01/21 08:29
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Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday launched the Kenya Diaspora Policy as well as a new Foreign Policy, which seek to enhance the country's engagement with other nations. The President says...
2015/01/20 14:59
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Aside from being remembered as a great football tournament, one of the main objectives of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ is to be a sustainable event. It was with that goal in mind that dignitaries...
2015/01/19 20:30
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Business Home>Nation UAE on track for sustainable economic growth: ReportStaff Report / 20 January 2015 The State of Green Economy Report aims to monitor and document the country�s progress in its...
2015/01/16 14:33
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Nairobi — His Excellency Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, today called for a post-2015 agenda with agreements that are supported by clear means of...
2015/01/16 09:31
2015/01/16 09:31
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TOURISM is expected to suffer a blow from climate change through diminished numbers of tourists, a new United Nations report says. The report says hotter and drier conditions, extreme weather events...
2015/01/12 12:29
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Kiserian — Maasai pastoralists have found an innovative way to generate biogas: using animal blood and waste from the Keekonyokie slaughterhouse. The facility in Kenya's Kajiado County uses the gas...
2015/01/09 11:29
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By Ernest Chinwo and Adibe Emenyonu The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has warned that it would not be in the interest of the country to...
2015/01/09 06:38
2015/01/09 06:38
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A century back, on January 9, Mahatma Gandhi made his determined journey to India with a singular goal to Make in India. He wanted to make in India a movement of freedom from foreign oppression,...
2015/01/08 20:33
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Here’s a sobering food fact: about one-third of the food produced in the world each year is lost or wasted, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. Some organizations that track food...
2015/01/06 13:29
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The Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources, Parks and Wildlife minister, Pa Ousman Jarju has asserted that coastal tourism is often considered the "environmentally friendly" alternative to more...
2015/01/06 11:34
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The world is witnessing a water quality crisis, mainly brought about by rapid population growth, industrialization, food production practices and poor water use strategies. As population increases, so...
2015/01/02 13:40
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The last negotiations on climate change recently ended in Lima when representatives of almost all countries — with the possible exception of small island countries — returned to their capitals with...
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Bringing science and development together through original news and analysis Senior Programme Officer - Species Programme at UNEP-WCMCLocation: We are looking for a highly motivated and technically...
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