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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
Earth Hour 2015: UN dims lights to focus attention on climate action, sustainability
The United Nations will go dark later this evening as the Organization shuts off the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of &#39Earth Hour,&#39 an annual global event raising awareness about the need to take action on climate change and promoting sustainable energy consumption.
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
On World Meteorological Day, UN chief stresses need to mitigate climate change patterns
With extreme weather and changing climatic patterns taking a heavier toll on the planet, mitigating and adapting to them remains “among the great tests of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he stressed the need for timely, reliable information to further strengthen resilience.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:50:28 EST
New UN-backed report finds ‘far too high’ levels of elephant poaching across Africa
An ongoing decline in overall elephant numbers remains likely as the poaching of African elephants continued to exceed population growth rates throughout 2014, a new United Nations-backed report warned today.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:38:34 EST
World Water Day 2015: UN calls for global unity in pursuit of better water access for all
As the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in &#8220a spirit of urgent cooperation&#8221 to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today.<P>
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
UN officials stress investment, smart policies for sustainable future of world’s forests
The sustainable management and conservation of forests must be included in the sustainable development goals and climate change agreement to be adopted later this year, United Nations officials stressed ahead of the International Day of Forests, observed worldwide on 21 March.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:20:23 EST
Natural disasters - New strategy aims to build resilience, reduce loss
In a year when countries are set to adopt a global sustainable development agenda, and to forge a meaningful, binding climate change agreement, world leaders meeting in Sendai, Japan, signed on to a new framework for making the world safer from the threats of natural disasters.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:03:25 EST
UN responding to ‘devastating’ impact of Tropical Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Pacific region
The United Nations announced today that it is taking all necessary steps to respond to the catastrophic impacts of a devastating tropical cyclone that affected most of Vanuatu over the past two days.
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
UN stands ready to assist as Tropical Cyclone Pam threatens Vanuatu,Pacific region
As the pacific island nation of Vanuatu braces for Tropical Cyclone Pam, the United Nations Children&#39s Fund (UNICEF) announced today that it is standing by to assist the Government.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:08:58 EST
Sendai: World leaders gather for UN conference on managing disaster risk
World leaders are gathering for a United Nations conference in Sendai, Japan, to agree on a new framework for managing disaster risk which will reduce mortality and economic losses.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:28:59 EST