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CBD hails launch of Healthy Environment, Healthy People

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, the Executive Secretary to the Convention on Biological Diversity, has welcomed a new UNEP report on environment and health which links a healthy environment and healthy ecosystems as the basis for the implementation of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. On 23 May, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a new report entitled Healthy ...

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Ministers draft resolutions to drive Sustainability Agenda, Paris Agreement

UNEA

The world’s environment ministers, gathered at the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi, Kenya on Friday, passed far reaching decisions on issues such as marine litter, the illegal trade in wildlife, air pollution, chemicals and waste, and sustainable consumption and production – which are an integral part of the global action needed to implement the ...

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Forests to cover one quarter of China under nation’s ‘eco-civilisation’

Deforestation in China

UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development Almost one quarter of China will be covered in forest by 2020 if the country succeeds in its mission towards building an “eco-civilisation”, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds. The adoption of the 2030 Agenda ...

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