The Executive Director expressed UNEP's full support to Africa and the Egyptian Presidency in the further development of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative.
65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential
In calling for wildlife crime to be treated as a serious crime, both nationally and across borders, the resolution sends a clear signal to organized criminal networks involved in this illicit trafficking that their time will soon be up.
An estimated 55,000 Bornean orangutans remain in the wild, split into three distinct subspecies.
New research by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Natural Capital Declaration highlights the critical need to fundamentally strengthen how financial institutions view, address and manage deforestation and degradations risks.
By integrating big data gathered from sensors embedded in smartphones with satellite data, UNEP Live can support governments to tackle climate change and at the same time help cities reduce premature deaths caused by air pollution.
HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs)
The Minamata Convention paves the way for greater international cooperation on mercury pollution and global efforts to remove a serious health and environmental threat from the lives of people across the globe
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner delivered two keynote speeches at the EU Environment Ministers Informal Council today, discussing both the upcoming adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate financing
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
A Chance for Bloggers, Citizen Scientists and Designers to Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi