Adopted in 2013, the Minamata Convention on Mercury aims to combat the global threat posed to human health and the environment from mercury pollution worldwide.
Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic that have been added to possibly thousands of personal care products sold around the world
The report notes that without the Montreal Protocol, runaway ozone depletion would have led to large increases in UV radiation around the world, with major consequences for the risk of skin cancer.
Product Recalls Cost Companies Millions; While Companies
Responding to Market Demand for Safer Products Are Seeing Growth in Sales
The Geneva meetings have brought new momentum to the restoration efforts for Ogoniland.
An additional 18 countries sign the Minamata Convention at a high-level event during the opening of the sixty-ninth session of the United Nations General Assembly
Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS
Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment
With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming
Kenya and UNEP host National e-Waste Conference and Exhibition
The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million