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Marine litter: UN declares war on ocean plastic

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Thursday, February 23 2017 launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter – such...

UN works to safeguard planet’s oceans

The world dumps the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute, the United Nations heard on Wednesday, February 15...

Green bonds: Italy lays out roadmap for increasing flows of sustainable finance

Italy faces a strategic opportunity to harness its financial system for sustainable development, according to “Financing the Future”, a new report released last week by Italy's...

New Global Centre of Excellence on climate adaptation upcoming

The Netherlands announced on Monday, 06 February 2017 that it will work with Japan and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to establish a Global...

Banks, investors back sustainable finance under UNEP initiative

Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totaling $6.6 trillion in assets, on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Paris, France launched the Principles for...

Mercury Convention COP to debut in September

The First Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury will take place in the week of 25 September 2017 in...

When UNEP’s Erik Solheim visited Côte d’Ivoire

"I've seen Côte d'Ivoire rapidly develop in the last five years. I want to see it continue to build and improve its economy long...

Africa, Asia, Latin America face health risk from water pollution

Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like cholera and typhoid, the...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded £37 million in funding, as the government drives forward its...
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Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation (APEARE), Ibadan in Oyo State, on Saturday, August 6, 2022,...

Rotary Club plants trees in Jos school to mitigate global warming

The Rotary Club planted trees at the Air Force Military School, Jos, on Saturday, August 6, 2022, to mitigate...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded...

Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation...