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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
‘Turn the tide on plastic’ urges UN, as microplastics in the seas now outnumber stars in our galaxy
Launching an unprecedented global campaign, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging everyone to eliminate the use of microplastics and stop the excessive, wasteful use of single-use plastic, to save the world’s seas and oceans from irreversible damage before it’s too late.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:49:44 EST
Global heat melts Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to record lows &#8211 UN agency
It should be winter on the Arctic pole &#8211 the northern most point in the world &#8211 but the equivalent of heatwaves have passed over the region this season melting the sea ice volume to a record low in January, the United Nations meteorological agency said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST
UN kicks off preparations for upcoming summit on oceans, launches voluntary commitment website
The world dumps the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute, the United Nations heard today at the start of a two-day meeting to prepare for this June&#39s Ocean Conference that will aim to help safeguard the planet&#39s oceans and help them recover from human-induced problems.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:49:21 EST
Make food systems climate resilient now or future production will be compromised – UN warns
Failure to act now to make food systems more resilient to climate change will seriously compromise food production in many regions, which in turn could fail international efforts to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030, the United Nations agricultural agency warned today.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:44:57 EST
International collaboration on wheat rust can curb threat to global supplies &#8211 UN agency
As new data shows that wheat in Africa, Asia and Europe is increasingly threatened by fresh groups of wheat rust, the United Nations agricultural agency is highlighting the need for early detection and rapid action to keep the fungus under control.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST
UN agency creates tool box of new technologies, good practices to help keep food safe
From avian flu to locusts and E. coli bacteria, food is contaminated every day by diseases and pests, leading the United Nations agricultural agency to create a set of emergency prevention tools to save lives and improve food safety and security.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST
Banks, UN set standards on channelling investments for sustainable development
Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets, have launched a United Nations-backed global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:34:15 EST
Ground-breaking UN-supported digital tool to enhance green finance
The United Nations environment agency and a leading Chinese online financial service provider today rolled out an innovative programme at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, aiming to stimulate the advancement of digital technologies in green finance.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:49:24 EST
UN agriculture chief calls for stronger water management, improved access for small farmers
The head of the United Nations agricultural agency today urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to take steps to secure water access, especially for poor family farmers.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:07:05 EST