World leaders given 'trash' to eat at United Nations to highlight food wastage

Green (Living) Review

World leaders accustomed to fine dining had a surprise on their plates on Sunday at the United Nations — trash. food waste United Nations UNO

United Nations director proposes hydroponics to solve date palm oil problem

Green Prophet

In a bid to make the industry more sustainable the United Nations Food and Agriculture (FAO) director José Graziano da Silva is calling on innovators, including hydroponics specialists, to find new ways to reduce the wasteful industry.

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Israeli Sunshine Girl Gets United Nations Prize for Jewish Heart

Green Prophet

She puts two and two together by taking Israeli technologies and matching them with Jewish donors in the United States to fund real world green energy projects in Africa. Energy Africa devtech Innovation Africa Sivan Yaari-Borowich Solar Energy tikkun olam United States

United Nations Blames Humans for 2013?s Extreme Weather

Eccorazzi

The newest “Status of the Climate Report” from the United Nations states that global warming is predominately caused by human activity. The climate report for 2013 was based on data Read More The post United Nations Blames Humans for 2013′s Extreme Weather appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Science Top News

Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference

Green Prophet

Israeli diplomats and ministers have taken a quasi-Messianic tone as the Rio+20 United Nations conference approaches.”Our It has not only fostered a market for clean technology and sustainable innovation, but has also made these developments a national priority.

United Nations Makes Leonardo DiCaprio Messenger of Peace

Eccorazzi

Read More The post United Nations Makes Leonardo DiCaprio Messenger of Peace appeared first on Ecorazzi. Leonardo DiCaprio is taking on the new role of Messenger of Peace on Climate Change, where he''ll raise global warming awareness.

Microplastics in the sea a growing threat to human health, United Nations warns

Green (Living) Review

This is the stark warning issued by the United Nations in a report on the most dangerous environmental problems facing the world today.

A United Nations of All Species

Celsias

United Nations -a nation for all species. The concept of the Earth as alive and full of meaning vs our current apartheid between people and the Earth.Official trailer 2013

United Nations Webinar On Solar Projects in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Free webinar helps you understand how to secure government interest, manufacture locally, and export to Europe in order to keep your solar project rolling. It has long been established that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have enough solar energy to power the world.

Ronaldinho Joins The United Nations In Fight Against AIDS

Eccorazzi

Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho has teamed up with the United Nations (UNAIDS) and Brazil’s Ministry of Health to help educate the public about HIV prevention. Even though HIV/AIDS has been around for a few decades, only 1/3 of young people have accurate knowledge on how to protect themselves. Using his star power, the attacking midfielder [.]. Causes People Sports ronaldinho

Alliance of Civilizations - United Nations

The Green Changemakers

Exploring Misconceptions about the Islamic World – A Daily Lesson Plan on the AoC by the New York Times Learning Network In this lesson, students learn about a United Nations initiative to create the Alliance of Civilizations to resolve conflict between the East and West.

United Natures- A United Nations of All Species

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Deadly worm invades Middle East, The UN wants $500 million attack fund

Green Prophet

The United Nations launched today a three-year Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control to scale up efforts to curb the growing spread of the invasive pest which is causing serious damage to food production and affecting millions of farmers across the world. .

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New UN tool can track illegal fishing

Green Prophet

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United Nations Celebrates Fibers and Biodiversity with Eco Chic Fashion Show in Geneva

Eco Chic

I just ran across this video from the eco fashion show that was held a few weeks ago at the Palais de Nations, the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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United Nations Global Compact launches new management model for sustainability management

The Green Changemakers

Aligning strategies and operations with Global Compact principles [link] New York, 17 June 2010 — The United Nations Global Compact today launched the UN Global Compact Management Model , which is designed to help Global Compact signatories align their operations and strategies with both the letter and spirit of the Global Compact’s ten universally accepted principles.

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Challenging Ourselves to be Better at Helping Others.

Elephant Journal

On September 19th, the United Nations General Assembly will conduct a day-long summit discussing “large movement of refugees and migrants” and the opportunity to develop a plan for a better international response.

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Farmer’s everywhere: download the UN guide on fighting soil erosion

Green Prophet

Act Food regenerative agriculture United NationsWind, rain and industrial farming techniques accelerates soil erosion and can be mitigated before the world faces calamitous losses in terms of agricultural yields and critical ecosystem functions.

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Millions will Starve to Death in Yemen if we do Nothing to Stop It.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights For Children genocide starving starving to death trump United Nations YemenIf you want to get a grasp on the magnitude of suffering in Yemen, imagine a city of children the size of Paris that is starving to death.

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What this Indigenous Mohawk Elder wants us to Know.

Elephant Journal

Although he is a traditional healer, Patton spoke to the delegates of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal, Quebec, as if a warrior. Patton is a Mohawk “Faith Keeper,” or one who is committed to the "Creator."

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International airports source local farm food in 30 countries

Green Prophet

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Protect nature for world economic security, warns UN biodiversity chief

Green (Living) Review

Ahmed Djoghlaf says nations risk economic collapse and loss of culture if it does not protect the natural world Britain and other countries face a collapse of their economies and loss of culture if they do not protect the environment better, the world's leading champion of nature has warned.

Palestinian rappers tackle MidEast sexism

Green Prophet

” The video was promoted in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund, which focuses on changing sexist attitudes in the Middle East and improving reproductive health for women around the world. At least, we can unite around a catchy song.

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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). Design Energy bike valet Clean Earth Clean up the World Green Earth honeybees United Nations Environment Program vegetated roof

After America.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today america Democracy empire Security Council United NationsThe American empire is in decline.

Sustainability and Storytelling at NYFW: James Nathaniel Piña’s Love Letter Home

Eco Chic

The Conscious Fashion Campaign is a call to action for brands, media and retail to commit to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda to achieve peace and prosperity for people and the planet. James Nathaniel Jacket.

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World Habitat Day 2013

Green (Living) Review

And things are even worse in other cities and towns and we do not even want to talk about the situation in most places in the United States. United Nations urban transportation World Habitat Day urban mobility urban travel

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Stop using oceans as waste pool: UN’s FAO at Abu Dhabi’s Blue Economy Summit

Green Prophet

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If I Could Speak on Behalf of the Lives of Future Generations.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) decree environment humanity peace on earth United Nations

Internet Access, a Right or a Privilege: Zuckerberg Takes a Stand.

Elephant Journal

Mark Zuckerberg and Bono's One Organization are teaming up to push for universal Internet access by 2020. In this cyber age of technology, Internet access should be a right, not a privilege, and more than half the world has no access to Internet.

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World Sees Scary Transition to Seas Full of Jellyfish, Not Fish

Green Prophet

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is saying that in fact it is over-fishing to begin with that has caused the initial bloom. Travel & Nature Black Sea Israel jellyfish Mediterranean Sea recipe Turkey United Nations

Climate change “worst” is yet to come, UN report warns today

Green Prophet

The United Nations has issued a five years in the making report on climate change, and our future. Lifestyle Climate Change Energy Energy Efficiency fossil fuels oil United Nations

Oceans Spiralling Downward, Threatening Life on Earth

Green Prophet

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10 Quotes that Encourage us to Pause & Reflect on International Day of Yoga.

Elephant Journal

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Eight Ways to Ensure Biodiversity on Earth: Insights from the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity.

Elephant Journal

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Plastic Eco-Brick Proposal Wins Dubai Resident a UN Citizen Ambassadorship

Green Prophet

Jonathan Eric Defante submitted his “One Bottle, One Life” YouTube pitch to the United Nations as a potential solution for poor recycling performance around the world. This is the script he delivered to the United Nations via YouTube: Excuse me Mr. Secretary-General.

A Day of National Mourning & a Politician with a Heart.

Elephant Journal

Today is a day of national mourning in the Netherlands. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only #MH17 crash Frans Timmermans mourning netherlands speech UN United Nations victims

Venomous Irukandji Jellyfish Kills Eco Bloggers

Green Prophet

Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Nature eco-craft Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations General Fisheries Commission irukandji jellyfish venomous animals Green Prophet recently reported about alarming surges in jellyfish populations in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Obama to sign U.N. Firearms Treaty the Senate rejected

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) President Barack Obama will soon sign an international arms trade treaty that has been previously rejected by the United States Senate. The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) establishes regulations for international arms sales. General Assembly passed the treaty on April 2nd with a vote of 153-4, with the United States voting in favor. Senate USA US Constitution United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) POTUS Obama President Obama

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Women, Rio+20 and the Green Future of the Middle East

Green Prophet

Poverty, national security, environmental problems and economic development are all influenced by women’s access to family planning resources. Business & Politics Lifestyle & Culture activism Overpopulation population growth reproductive health United Nations women women's rights

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Over Polluted Qatar Hosts UN Climate Conference

Green Prophet

This month’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18) will be hosted by Qatar, the tiny peninsula nation in the Persian Gulf that holds the world record for per capita CO2 emissions.

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Quick Take: The High Seas Belong to the Planet and Us All

Conservancy Talk

This week could herald the beginning of a new era in Ocean conservation, as negotiations begin at the United Nations in New York for a new legally binding treaty which could cover over half the planet – or in other words, the high seas.

Wastewater Treatment Plant from Israel Plant Wins UN Recognition

Green Prophet

The plant, in combination with Israel’s national water company Mekorot , is working to improve its methods. It recently launched an advertising campaign on CNN International to coincide with the Rio+20 United Nations Conference, seeking to brand Israel as a “green county.”

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