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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
At Security Council, climate change citied among factors impacting stability in Sahel
At a meeting today in the United Nations Security Council on the situation in the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa, senior UN officials stressed that climate change plays a direct role in the region’s security, development and stability by increasing drought and fuelling conflict.
Thu, 26 May 2016 19:43:31 EST
‘Old habits die hard,’ UN deputy chief tells Environment Assembly, urging action towards sustainability
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson stressed today the need for Member States to redouble efforts at prevention – whether to combat climate change, build resilience or address potential conflict flashpoints before they reach a tipping point.
Thu, 26 May 2016 17:20:13 EST
UN launches campaign to urge &#39smart&#39 transition to sustainable cities
Two United Nations entities have launched a global initiative to advocate for public policy that will promote use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a catalyst for the transition to smart sustainable cities.
Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 EST
With busy bees in the lead, ‘pollinator-friendly’ approach vital for healthy agricultural ecosystems – UN
As bellwethers for ecosystem health and biodiversity, bees play a crucial role in agriculture and ending hunger, and “pollinator-friendly” approaches are therefore highly encouraged, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:16:24 EST
UN launches unprecedented #WildforLife campaign to end illegal trade in wildlife
The United Nations today launched the #WildforLife campaign against illegal trade in wildlife, warning that such trade is pushing species to the brink of extinction, robbing countries of their natural heritage and profiting international criminal networks.
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:57:04 EST
Amid ‘bad year’ for coral, UN launches tool and report outlining ways to protect threatened reefs
At the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) taking place in Nairobi this week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was among a group of agencies launching a new tool and report that recommends ways to protect threatened coral reefs.
Wed, 25 May 2016 11:49:29 EST
UN report paints mixed picture of global responses to declining air quality
Noting that from 2008 to 2013, air pollution levels in urban areas increased by eight per cent, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) spotlights the need to support introduction of more renewable energies and clean cook stoves, some of the vital actions aimed at combating this public health emergency.
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:30:56 EST
Sri Lanka: Deadly tropical storm displaces more than 230,000, UN relief wing reports
The United Nations humanitarian wing has reported that at least 84 people have died, another 116 are missing, and more than 230,000 are displaced following a severe tropical storm this past week that caused widespread flooding and landslides in 22 districts of Sri Lanka.
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:34:24 EST
UN Environment Assembly opens in Nairobi aiming to ensure ‘healthy planet, with healthy people’
Hundreds of key global decision-makers are gathering in Kenya today for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2), aiming to tackle some of the most critical issues facing our planet, from the air pollution that kills millions of people every year to an illegal trade in wildlife that is pushing species to the brink of extinction.
Mon, 23 May 2016 12:49:49 EST
On International Day, UN highlights biodiversity&#39s role in underpinning development
Biodiversity and the ecosystem services it supports are the foundations for life on Earth and the livelihoods and well-being of people everywhere, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today on the International Day for Biological Diversity, as he urged the international community to preserve and sustainably manage the variety of life on the planet.
Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EST