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Northern Star
Register a site for Clean Up Australia DayTHERE'S still time to register a site for Clean Up Australia Day and make a dif
Register a site for Clean Up Australia Day
Northern Star / Posted 8 hours ago
THERE'S still time to register a site for Clean Up Australia Day and make a difference in your community. Find an area near you that needs a clean up, register online and ask friends, family and groups to help out. You will be sent packs of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Green Universities Network Launched to Promote Sustainability Practices in Higher Education InstitutionsNairobi — With 70 public and private universities in Kenya, there is great pote
Kenya Green Universities Network Launched to Promote Sustainability Practices in Higher Education Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — With 70 public and private universities in Kenya, there is great potential to promote sustainability both through education and practice. More than 160 participants from Kenyan higher education institutions today attended the launch of the... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Plastic pollution – start the dialogue— image credit: Leader file photo It is time to discuss an issue that affects
Plastic pollution – start the dialogue
Surrey Leader / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: Leader file photo It is time to discuss an issue that affects our environment. Action is long overdue on the regulation of single-use, non-biodegradable plastic bags. Victoria city council is discussing the idea. It is time for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian President Buhari Recognizes UNEP's Efforts On Ogoniland CleanNairobi — Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nig
Nigerian President Buhari Recognizes UNEP's Efforts On Ogoniland Clean
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nairobi — Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nigeria's commitment to a safe, secure and clean planet ahead of the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, expressed his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ireland Becomes a Hub for Water Quality Monitoring Excellence With the Opening of New UNEP Gems/Water CentreThe first-ever UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in June 2014 highlighted the
Ireland Becomes a Hub for Water Quality Monitoring Excellence With the Opening of New UNEP Gems/Water Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The first-ever UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in June 2014 highlighted the importance of GEMS/Water in advancing the water-related targets of the SDGs. The United Nations Environment Programme's Global Environmental Monitoring System, Water... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNEP Deputy Chief Calls for Measures to Protect Africa's Natural ResourcesMekelle, Ethiopia — At a retreat of the AU Executive Council Ibrahim Thiaw disc
UNEP Deputy Chief Calls for Measures to Protect Africa's Natural Resources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Mekelle, Ethiopia — At a retreat of the AU Executive Council Ibrahim Thiaw discussed fighting illegal trade in wildlife with African Foreign Ministers United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw, called on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNEP Signs New Agreement With Zayed International Foundation for the EnvironmentNairobi — Foundation to contribute US$ 100,000 for the development of a novel t
UNEP Signs New Agreement With Zayed International Foundation for the Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nairobi — Foundation to contribute US$ 100,000 for the development of a novel textbook on green economy The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed an agreement today with the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment to produce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria Re-Elected to AU Peace and Security CouncilAlgiers — Algeria has been re-elected as a member of the African Union Peace an
Algeria Re-Elected to AU Peace and Security Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Algiers — Algeria has been re-elected as a member of the African Union Peace and Security Council by majority of votes, said Thursday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement. "The African Union Executive Council on Thursday has renewed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abe Predicts Mass Defection of PDP Members to APCSenator Magnus Abe, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the Rivers
Abe Predicts Mass Defection of PDP Members to APC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Senator Magnus Abe, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the Rivers South-East senatorial district re-run election, has predicted that members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will decamp en-masse to the APC, before the state and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Ozone Depletion a Threat to Human Health, Environment'The Governor of the West Coast Region has said that ozone depletion is a seriou
'Ozone Depletion a Threat to Human Health, Environment'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Governor of the West Coast Region has said that ozone depletion is a serious threat to both human health and the environment. Governor Aja Sifaye Hydara has, therefore, called for all to put hands on deck to prevent the entry of the banned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call for Applications for the 2016 Seed AwardsNairobi — Green Start-up Enterprises Can Submit Their Candidacy by 21 March 201
Call for Applications for the 2016 Seed Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nairobi — Green Start-up Enterprises Can Submit Their Candidacy by 21 March 2016 Start-up enterprises that solve pressing local issues by integrating social and environmental benefits into their business models can apply for the 2016 SEED Awards,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dicaprio, Kidman to Take Conservationists Role in Kenya This AprilNairobi — In his most recent role, he plays a poacher on 'The Revenant'; scout
Dicaprio, Kidman to Take Conservationists Role in Kenya This April
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Nairobi — In his most recent role, he plays a poacher on 'The Revenant'; scout to a party of fur trappers in the age of cowboys and Indians. When he jets into Kenya in April, it will be in the role of conservationist. Oscar nominated Leonardo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reducing the Risks of Exposure to Mercury--the Minamata Convention Provides the Road MapThe dangers of exposure to anthropogenic emissions and releases from mercury ar
Reducing the Risks of Exposure to Mercury--the Minamata Convention Provides the Road Map
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The dangers of exposure to anthropogenic emissions and releases from mercury are real. Mercury and its compounds, particularly methyl mercury, have, since time immemorial, been recognized as chemical substances, exposure to which leads to serious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New 'Champions 12.3' Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food WasteDavos — UNEP Executive Director is among 30 CEOs, government ministers, global
New 'Champions 12.3' Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Davos — UNEP Executive Director is among 30 CEOs, government ministers, global institution executives, and civil society leaders seeking to increase political and social momentum to achieve Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals. A... Read more
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Business Wire
Arabia CSR Awards 9th Cycle LaunchedDUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2016 edition of the Arab Regi
Arabia CSR Awards 9th Cycle Launched
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2016 edition of the Arab Region’s most sought after annual awards was officially introduced in a press launch in Cairo, Egypt. In a new move, the Arabia CSR Awards 2016 first public launch was held... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNEP and Islamic Development Bank Sign Agreement On Environmental ConservationJeddah, Saudi Arabia — The Memorandum of Understanding is initially set to run
UNEP and Islamic Development Bank Sign Agreement On Environmental Conservation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — The Memorandum of Understanding is initially set to run until June 2018. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) today agreed on wide-ranging cooperation on environmental... Read more
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Science Daily
Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries' catch in half"Climate change is likely to lead to declines in herring and salmon, which are
Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries' catch in half
Science Daily / Posted 20 days ago
"Climate change is likely to lead to declines in herring and salmon, which are among the most important species commercially, culturally, and nutritionally for First Nations," said Lauren Weatherdon, who conducted the study when she was a UBC... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB doctoral candidate works on UN project to ensure universal understanding of sustainable development goalsMark Jensen knows how to structure information. Give him gigabytes of data and
UB doctoral candidate works on UN project to ensure universal understanding of sustainable development goals
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 23 days ago
Mark Jensen knows how to structure information. Give him gigabytes of data and he’ll organize the disparate elements into a universally accessible whole. Jensen, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Jacobs School of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Islamic State militants attack Jakarta in first strike at IndonesiaBy Kanupriya Kapoor and Darren Whiteside JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia blamed
Islamic State militants attack Jakarta in first strike at Indonesia
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Darren Whiteside JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia blamed Islamic State for an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of Jakarta on Thursday that brought the radical group's violence to the world's most populous Muslim... Read more
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Business Wire
JCM Capital Reaches First Close on Private Placement to Become an International Independent Power ProducerTORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JCM Capital (JCM) announced today that it has success
JCM Capital Reaches First Close on Private Placement to Become an International Independent Power Producer
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JCM Capital (JCM) announced today that it has successfully reached a first closing as part of a USD $50 million private placement offering. The proceeds of the offering are being used to provide construction and long-term... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries' catch in halfWeatherdon and colleagues found that climate change is likely to reduce the ava
Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries' catch in half
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Weatherdon and colleagues found that climate change is likely to reduce the availability of marine species that are of nutritional, cultural, and economic importance to coastal First Nations in British Columbia (BC), Canada, by up to 49% (for Pacific... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mosop Seeks Speedy Board Composition for UNEP ReportBy Ann Godwin, Port Harcourt NEWLY sworn-in President of the Movement for the
Mosop Seeks Speedy Board Composition for UNEP Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
By Ann Godwin, Port Harcourt NEWLY sworn-in President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mike Lube- Nwidobie, has called for the speedy composition of the board of trustees and governing board for the implementation of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia Visits UNEP and Addresses UN Staff in NairobiNairobi — 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate conveys a strong message to UN staff
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia Visits UNEP and Addresses UN Staff in Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Nairobi — 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate conveys a strong message to UN staff in Nairobi Africa's first democratically elected female Head of State and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia visited the United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNEP Launches Environment and Trade Hub to Support Countries in Sustainable Development Goals ImplementationThe United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched the Environment
UNEP Launches Environment and Trade Hub to Support Countries in Sustainable Development Goals Implementation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched the Environment and Trade Hub, an initiative which will assist countries to use sustainable trade as a vehicle for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. UNEP Executive... Read more

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