Press Releases

Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

25-7-2014 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer

The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.
21-7-2014 00:00:00

Governments Fulfil their Commitment: Access and Benefit-Sharing Treaty Receives Required Number of Ratifications to Enter into Force

The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol will provide greater legal certainty and transparency for both providers and users of genetic resources, creating a framework that promotes the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge while strengthening the opportunities for fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use.
15-7-2014 00:00:00

Study Highlights New Agricultural Methods and Technologies that can Save Governments Millions and Conserve Vital Natural Resources

Experts and policy-makers meet to share key findings from Ugandan and Indian national planning and food security study
15-7-2014 00:00:00

Multi-million Dollar Irish Commitment set to Boost Monitoring of World's Freshwater Supplies

11-7-2014 00:00:00

Momentum Builds to Achieve More Millennium Development Goals by End of 2015: UN Report

With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results and available solutions
11-7-2014 00:00:00

Sustainability Projects Combat Waste, Pollution at Brazil World Cup

Brazilian Government Joins UNEP in Projects Ranging from Supporting Sustainable Tourism to Fostering Organic Agriculture
10-7-2014 00:00:00

Sustainable Tourism Thrives in Philippines' Largest Marine Sanctuary

Green Fins Initiative protects coral reefs and drives tourism
7-7-2014 00:00:00

From Despair to Repair: Dramatic Decline of Caribbean Corals Can Be Reversed

2-7-2014 00:00:00

New Programme to Strengthen Consumer Information for the Shift to Sustainable Consumption

Voluntary Sustainability Standards Among Key Tools for New Market Opportunities
1-7-2014 00:00:00

High-Level Gender and Environment Forum Urges Wider Recognition of Gender Needs in Post-2015 Development Agenda

30-6-2014 00:00:00

As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World's Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk

Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development
30-6-2014 00:00:00

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