Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.
Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
UNEP challenges bloggers to envision a world where seven billion people make a change towards responsible consumption.
The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
Achim Steiner shares the reasons for optimism with the Atlantic Council.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
We condemn in the strongest terms the heinous attack on Garissa University College which claimed the lives of so many innocent people.
Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.
The study concluded that, if human impacts continue to grow as they have been, future losses in biodiversity will be concentrated in biodiverse but economically poor countries
Environmental rule of law is essential for sustainable development
Summit to Identify Solutions to Enable Informed Decision Making for Sustainable Development
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.