Tuesday, March 13, 2018 ‘One Dead Sea is enough’: Jordan takes action on marine litter

The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Monday, March 5, 2018 Marine plastic: a new and growing threat to coral reefs

New evidence is emerging that shows that the human population’s obsession with all things plastic is poisoning one of the world’s natural wonders: coral reefs.

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New evidence is emerging that shows that the human population’s obsession with all things plastic is poisoning one of the world’s natural wonders: coral reefs.

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Monday, February 19, 2018 5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution

We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 A 5-year voyage to tackle plastic pollution

It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Not all heroes wear Lycra

Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director for UN Environment and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director for UN Environment and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 How China’s ban of plastic waste imports can help us beat pollution

By Verena Balke, UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

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By Verena Balke, UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Erik Solheim: Bringing the world’s dead zones back to life
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By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment

For lovers of seafood it’s a bonanza. Thousands of blue crabs stacked on top of each other in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay, easy prey for those on the hunt for dinner. The phenomenon fills stomachs with such joy that locals call it the “crab jubilee”. But the joy masks a grim reality.

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

Monday, December 18, 2017 It’s time to abandon our dirty status quo and embrace clean growth

UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dr Bertrand Piccard makes the case for embracing a circular economy. 

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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dr Bertrand Piccard makes the case for embracing a circular economy. 

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Press Release China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution

 Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Story President Macron sounds the alarm at the fourth UN Environment Assembly

Ahead of global climate strikes on March 15, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, calling on the world to act, and fast.

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