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New Report: UNEP Links Economic Growth to Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Image from UNEP report, "Towards A Green Economy." UNEP makes the case for capital resources and development directed at low emissions projects.

New Study: Marine Protection Goals Are on Target, But Still Not Enough

Nature Conservancy - Science

Visitor snorkeling over coral reef in a marine protected area (MPA) of Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. Photo © Mark Godfrey. Not quite, say the authors.

World Energy Supplies on an ‘Unsustainable Path’ says UNEP

Green (Living) Review

In an attempt to refocus attention onto the world’s dwindling supply of fossil fuels, the UN Environmental Program (UNEP) has published a dramatic fifth edition of its Global Environmental Outlook. UNEP is right in that we are on an unsustainable path,” he comments. This press release is presented for your information only.

COP18 and Four Degrees: Have We Passed The Point Of No Return?

Green Prophet

” The recently released UNEP Emissions Gap Report echoed many of these findings. But time is very short.”

The Black Mambas, a Mostly Female Anti-Poaching Unit, Wins Top U.N. Award

Eccorazzi

Talk about some serious girl power. Award appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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UNEP Case Study Booklet- ‘Seeds of Knowledge: Contributing to Climate Change Solutions’

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The United Nations Environment Programme has published ‘Seeds of Knowledge’, a booklet of 24 case studies from 17 countries on grassroots solutions to the impacts of climate change. link] Seeds of Knowledge - Contributing to Climate Change Solutions Adaptation to Climate Change - Focus in Rural Area. Ebook Climate-change

Remote Saudi beach gets a makeover: would you book a beach holiday there?

Green Prophet

This year’s World Environment Day (WED) put a high beam on illegal trade of wildlife. They raked smaller debris from the powdery sands. About 1.5

WATCH: Don Cheadle and Other Celebs Fight to Save the Planet

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Don Cheadle, Gisele Bundchen, Yaya Toure and Ian Somerhalder are fighting. Whose team will you join?

A 1,700 Gigaton Carbon Bomb is Thawing in the Permafrost

Green Prophet

For a much more detailed and scientific analysis of the permafrost bomb, we beg you to visit the UNEP  website. Thawing Bomb.

For Some Iranians Meatless Monday Isn’t a Choice

Green Prophet

But for many, meat isn’t a choice. concept originally introduced by the U.S. However, for some Iranians, cutting back on meat is not a choice.

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'Biodegradable' plastics are not at all great for the environment

Green (Living) Review

Biodegradable plastic sounds like a wonderful idea when you first hear about it but the truth is a different one to be honest.

Can you believe earth is running out of sand?

Green Prophet

Whether governments or free markets are to blame, it is possible to deplete abundant resources such as Irish rain. Peak sand.

Drinking water in Nigeria polluted with benzene at levels 900 times above the limit

Green Blog

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) launched on the end of November 2009, an assessment of the impact of contamination from oil across the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. Food & Health Africa benzene environment Niger Delta Nigeria Ogoniland oil oil industry oil production oil spill petroleum pollution UN UNEP

E-waste Causing Problems for Countries

Green Life Smart Life

A report was recently released by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) about the rising problem of E-waste in countries like China and India. The UN Under-Secretary-General Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UNEP says this can happen by setting up large, efficient facilities in China to collect and manage the e-waste.

MENA Is Changing Drastically & NASA Has The Pictures To Prove It

Green Prophet

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Lake shrinkage in Iran.

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Climate Change in the Arab World – a New Blog

Green Prophet

In other words, if we degrade our natural resources on earth, we also diminish our own chances of survival.

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

UNEP 2012).  UNEP 2012. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi. Photo: Mark Godfrey. 2008). 2012). 2011, Baccini et.

The Arab World Is Changing Drastically & NASA Has The Pictures To Prove It

Green Prophet

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Lake shrinkage in Iran.

US, China, and Others Launch Coordinated Study of Soot’s Impact on Arctic Melting

Green (Living) Review

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlighted the multiple benefits from cutting black carbon and another local air pollutant, tropospheric ozone, in its February “Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone: Summary for Decision Makers”. You can’t.

Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]

Green Prophet

Now some 80 regions in the Arab world are being tracked by satellite to show us how much environmental destruction happening is man-made. .

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Ritz-Carlton green campaign takes root in Riyadh ?

Green Prophet

The Clean up the World campaign is held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The hotel doesn’t stop there.

World’s First Solar-Powered Transcontinental Flight in Pictures

Green Prophet

Click here to view the embedded video. This youtube video of Piccard’s historic touchdown in Rabat, Morocco was posted by alismatsmat.

UN: Control Dangerous Chemicals & Save The Lives of Millions

Green Prophet

The UN is calling for urgent action to reduce human exposure to chemicals and save the lives of millions of people. million deaths. billion U.S.

Himalayan Glaciers Melting at Alarming Rates; Reducing Soot and Other Non-CO2 Forcers Key to Survival

Green (Living) Review

Cancun, Mexico , December 7, 2010 – Concern for high-mountain regions of the world is rising, according to a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today, which states that the Himalayas and many other glaciers are melting quickly, threatening lives by flooding, and by reducing the region’s freshwater supply.

Environmental damage highlighted by Google Earth

Eco Friendly Daily

This produces UNEP markers on each of the 100 hotspots and the before-and-after images are revealed by clicking on these markers. Urban growth.

Goodall, Clinton and Cousteau at Eye Earth Summit Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Jane Goodall, Bill Clinton and Philippe Cousteau are all speaking in Abu Dhabi this week as part of the “Eye on Earth” Summit.

Ocean “dead zones” on the rise

Eco Friendly Daily

The nitrogen spurs the growth of algae, which consume all the oxygen in the water. Source: Stephen Leahy, Interpress Service News Agency, October 5.

‘Vampire Diaries’ Actor Ian Somerhalder Unveiled as Winner

Green (Living) Review

The award carries with it the responsibility to continue to promote a global green agenda through the media.

Mountains of Toxic E-Waste in Pakistan are a Goldmine

Green Prophet

Thousands of tons of electronic waste are dumped in Pakistan each year, creating a hazard, and a mountain of opportunities for recyclers. Pollutants.

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“The Garden of Eden Had Been Turned Into The Ashes of Hell”- Azzam Alwash On The Destruction Of The Marshlands of Iraq

Green Prophet

Every now and then we came to an open space through which air blew, cooling us down,” he recalls. Birds would fill the sky when we disturbed them.”.

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Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4)

The Green Changemakers

Index >> SUMMARY FOR DECISION MAKERS Arabic English French Russian Spanish Chinese (available soon) >> BRUNDTLAND +20 SEMINAR BACKGROUND PAPER English >> UNEP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REMARKS English >> UNEP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PODCAST >> USER SURVEY Have a minute? Acknowledgements ii. Table of Contents iii. Foreword iv. Preface v. Land 4.

David de Rothschild Talks Adventure And Plastic With Green Prophet (Exclusive)

Green Prophet

We wrote about the trip from San Fran to Sydney in a boat made from thousands of plastic bottles. And we reviewed the Plastiki book. David.

Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning: A Guide for Practitioners

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The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Published: May 30, 2011 File Guide Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation 2011.pdf Link [link] Abstract Climate change adaptation is an area of growing concern and engagement for many developing countries.

Interview: Pitfalls of Environmental Journalism in the Middle East with Najib Saab

Green Prophet

After graduating, I started working with UNEP as their Regional Information Officer. After two years, in 1979, I decided to go on my own.

Dramatic Sea Level Rise Expected From Faster Melting of Arctic Snow and Ice

Green (Living) Review

According to a recent UNEP/WMO report, full implementation of a package of sixteen emission reduction measures targeting black carbon and ozone precursors, including methane, can cut the rate of global warming in half for the next 30 to 60 years, and by two-thirds in the Arctic. over the past two to three decades. Hillary Clinton.

Investing in carbon capture and storage Nature's way

Green (Living) Review

Stopping deforestation, greening agriculture better than carbon capture and storage, says UNEP Report by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It does, does it? OMG, how new, NOT. It is mind-boggling what those scientists are capable of discovering at high cost which everyone else knew long ago. Now who would have thought?

World’s Largest Artificial Lagoon Nears Completion in Egypt, Despite Chaos

Green Prophet

We need wonder no more since World Architecture News has reported that it is remarkably close to completion.

Eat Less Meat and Save The Planet

Green Prophet

The UN Environmental Program (Unep) is asking us to cut our meat consumption in half. The Unep study forewarns of dark scenario for the planet.

Permafrost Thawing May Cause Major Increase in Global Warming Feedback Loop

Celsias

UNEP’s permafrost report recommends that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assess permafrost emissions

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 5: Conventional agriculture

Green Blog

The environmental food crisis is a term that comes from UNEP and a report which the organization commissioned in 2009 in response to the food price crisis. Part five and six examines the current state of the agriculture sector around the world. But the extent to which this is possible, or even preferred, is limited. Conventional agriculture.