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First of its Kind Guide Launched to Enable True Valuation of Ecosystems in Some of the World's Smallest and Most Vulnerable Economies

Content by: UN Environmental Programme The global net loss of the coral reef cover will cost the international economy an estimated US$ 11.9 ...

Applications Now Open for Start-up Eco-enterprises to Win Top Award

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Arusha Women Entrepreneurs which trains and employs women in the production and marketing of ...

New Report Identifies Key Innovations to Bridge Sustainable Development Investment Gap

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Nairobi, 21 January 2015 - A new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

IPBES Forges ahead with its Mission to Assess the Planets State of Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Bonn, Germany, 19 January, 2015 - The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services ...

Former Finnish Development Minister Visits Afghanistan, Praises Environmental Progress

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Kabul, Afghanistan, 13 January 2015 - Mr. Pekka Haavisto, Finland's former Minister for International ...

Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Calls for Realism and Balance in the Post-2015 Agenda at UNEPs Committee of Permanent Representatives

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Nairobi, 15 January 2015 - His Excellency Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic ...

Dutch Rally Support for a Europe Wide Microplastic Ban

Content by: UN Environmental Programme The Netherlands, Austria, Luxembourg, Belgium and Sweden recently issued a joint call to ban the ...

Fast-Tracking Elimination of Production of Remaining Ozone-Depleting Substances Could Speed Up Ozone Layer Recovery by 11 Years

Content by: UN Environmental Programme The Vienna Convention on Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol achieved universal ...

UNEP Head Invites EU Environment Ministers to Engage Further towards Successful Outcome of Sustainable Development Goals Negotiations

Content by: UN Environmental Programme UNEP Head Achim Steiner addresses the EU Environment Council. Image Copyright, Council of the EU Brussels, ...

Students from France, Mexico and United Kingdom Recognized for Taking up Fight against Food Waste

Content by: UN Environmental Programme &nbsp | Español&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp First-prize winners 'What the Food' developed an app used ...

New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

Content by: UN Environmental Programme The report concludes that companies with Active chemicals management strategies generate long-term value ...

Australian Charity OzHarvest to Highlight Global Food Waste at UNEP Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP20 in Lima, Peru

Content by: UN Environmental Programme Volunteers at a Think, Eat,Save Campaign on the sidelines of the Lima Climate Change Conference 9 December ...

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