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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
Climate change will lead to annual coral bleaching, UN-supported study predicts
If current trends continue and the world fails to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, nearly all of the world&#39s coral reefs will suffer severe bleaching &#8211 the gravest threat to one of the Earth&#39s most important ecosystems &#8211 on annual basis, the United Nations environment agency today reported.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST
Agriculture support ‘critical’ for Horn of Africa as region braces for another hunger season
In the wake of the multiple droughts that hit the Horn of Africa over the past year, countries in the region will face rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, while also dealing with the growing number of refugees, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reported today.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:22:45 EST
Governments make strong commitments to biodiversity at UN conference in Mexico
Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:50:34 EST
More than five per cent of world’s oceans now protected – UN Environment
Since April, an unprecedented 3.6 million square kilometres of ocean – an area larger than India – have been designated as marine protected areas (MPAs), meaning for the first time, more than 5% of the world’s oceans are now protected.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:33:24 EST
UN rights expert calls on countries to comply with laws that protect environment defenders
Governments must abide by the existing laws that protect indigenous and local communities who are stewards of key natural resources from which all humankind benefits, a United Nations human rights expert told the UN Conference on Biological Diversity today.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:41:16 EST
Countries urged to prioritize protection of pollinators to ensure food security at UN biodiversity conference
Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are increasingly under threat from human activities and countries must transform their agricultural practices to ensure global crop production can meet demand and avoid substantial economic losses, the United Nations Conference on Biological Diversity heard today.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST
New UN report finds marine debris harming more than 800 species, costing countries millions
Marine debris is negatively affecting more than 800 animal species and causing serious losses to many countries&#39 economies, according to a United Nations report launched today.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST
Banning Europe’s ‘dirty’ fuels, West African countries put people's health first – UN environment wing
Five West African nations are banning ‘dirty’ European fuels – exported fuels with higher sulphur levels – in response to concerns over vehicle emissions and in an effort to bring safer, cleaner air to more than 250 million people, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said today.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:00:49 EST
&#39We urgently need healthy soils to ensure essential services they provide,&#39 Ban says on World Soil Day
Marking World Soil Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the importance of healthy soils, adding that &#8220sustainable management systems and practices will unlock the full potential of soils to support food production, store and supply clean water, preserve biodiversity, sequester more carbon and increase resilience to a changing climate.&#8221
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST
UN conference adopts 'Cancun Declaration,' ramping up efforts to protect world&#39s biodiversity
More than 190 countries at a major United Nations conference in Mexico have pledged to step up efforts to integrate biodiversity into the policies of their forests, fisheries, tourism and agriculture sectors.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST