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November 26, 2017

Tripoli’s El Mina Struggles With Pollution, Works on Sewer Network Too Slow

The pollution crisis in Lebanon worsens on a daily basis, ravaging the Lebanese regions, one at a time, changing the appearance of seaside areas and tourist […]
November 25, 2017

12 Photos That Prove We Have No Idea How Food Grows

A young father once asked his little girl where coffee comes from. His little girl responded, “from the can of course!”   When you stop to […]
November 24, 2017

COP23: Why climate ambition is key for German Environment Minister

Source : http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2017/11/cop23-climate-ambition-key-german-environment-minister/
November 24, 2017

COP23: Why it makes business sense for Itaipu to restore forests, biodiversity

Source: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2017/11/cop23-makes-business-sense-itaipu-restore-forests-biodiversity/
November 24, 2017

COP23: Expert solutions for reducing livestock greenhouse gases

Source : http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2017/11/cop23-expert-solutions-reducing-livestock-greenhouse-gases/
November 24, 2017

COP23: South Australia invests in new batteries

Source : http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2017/11/cop23-south-australia-invests-new-batteries/
November 24, 2017

Shark Fishing Decisions at Atlantic Tuna Meeting Fall Short

Map of the ICCAT Parties co-sponsoring and/or supporting fins-below. Proposals (2015-2017)   Marrakech, Morocco. November 21, 2017. Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the International […]
November 11, 2017

Participants at UN conference examine human mobility in an era of climate change

As the number of people displaced worldwide due to climate change-related events continues to grow, the United Nations and its partners are focusing on regional approaches, […]
November 11, 2017

COP 23 Side Events Address Linkages between Forests, SDGs and Paris Agreement: 7 November Highlights

7 November 2017: On Tuesday, 7 November, COP 23 side events addressed topics including: sustainable forest management (SFM) and climate change; a Global Platform for the […]
November 11, 2017

IFC Report Highlights Private Investment Opportunities for Climate Resilience

2 November 2017: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has released a report on the vital role of the private sector in achieving the goals of the […]
November 11, 2017

Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, wisdom valuable to climate adaptation, Peruvian activists say

Peruvian indigenous activists at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, made a strong call Tuesday for indigenous peoples to be part of the solution to […]
November 11, 2017

UN health agency recommends farmers stop using antibiotics in healthy animals

Farmers and the food industry should stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals, the United Nations health agency said on […]
November 11, 2017

Day 2 at COP23: Indigenous peoples promote solutions as Paris Agreement momentum grows

Day 2: Tuesday, 7 November 2017 Indigenous peoples’ wisdom for climate adaptation – Indigenous peoples took center stage at the COP on Tuesday when they made a strong […]
November 11, 2017

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November 11, 2017

Could Water Pumps “Refreeze” The Arctic?

Whether you keep abreast of global issues or not, chances are you will be aware of global warming and the threat that it poses to our […]
November 11, 2017

UN releases warning about ‘catastrophic’ lack of action on climate change

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station on 10 October in Newburg, Maryland. Mark Wilson/Getty Images   There is a “catastrophic” […]
October 29, 2017

UN and partners launch plan to stop transmission of bovine tuberculosis to humans

A herd of cattle graze in a pasture near a village in Kazakhstan. Photo: Daniil Nenashev/World Bank 12 October 2017 – Stressing the damaging impact on […]
October 29, 2017

Wildlife conservation, sustainable development in spotlight at UN-backed conference

A lion watches his territory in Kenya. Photo: UN/DPI Photo 23 October 2017 – Unless the international community integrates wildlife conservation with sustainable development, it will […]
October 29, 2017

Ending child marriage in West and Central Africa could take 100 years, warns UNICEF

Unless progress is accelerated, ending child marriage in West and Central Africa will take more than 100 years, with far-reaching, life-altering consequences for millions of child […]
October 29, 2017

With world leaders in support, the UN Secretary-General maps out plans for accelerating climate action by 2019 Climate Summit

New York, 20 September—United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and a group of global leaders from developing and developed countries met yesterday and voiced support during a […]