Gloria Yang, aged 14 from California, wins first prize for the UNEP North American Region.
The Champions of the Earth Award recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship, and civil society
2015 SEED Awards Honour African and Women-Led Enterprises
Nine year old Hussein Malla from Kenya claims first prize
Evdokia Bogacheva, aged 12 from Ukraine, wins first prize for the European Region.
With an estimated potential of 20,000 MW, geothermal energy could provide an answer to the continent's energy shortage.
65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential
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.
An estimated 55,000 Bornean orangutans remain in the wild, split into three distinct subspecies.
HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs)
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
Loss of forest ecosystem services such as water regulation can have adverse impacts on the value added of other sectors such as agriculture, tourism and energy.
New Rules for New Horizons: Reshaping Finance for Sustainability
François Hollande and Christiana Figueres to join subnational and local
leaders in Lyon on 1 & 2 July for main gathering of non-state actors before
35,000km Journey to Show how Clean Tech and Pioneering Spirit can Change the World
Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions