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Uganda urged to use biodiversity for sustainable development

For sustainable development

The United Nations (UN) adopted on December 20, 2000, the celebration of May 22 every year as International Day for Biological Diversity — or biodiversity — to commemorate the adoption of the declaration on May 22, 1992, by the UN Convention on ... Manila Bulletin, 1 week ago
Solid framework for green growth in 11MP New Straits Times, 1 week ago

Mountain Gorillas and Virunga National Park Still Need Protecting

Virunga National Park is the oldest and most biologically diverse park in Africa. Located in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the park is famously home to dozens of endangered species, including mountain gorillas. It's also been plagued by ...
 Care21 month ago

IISD/ENB Summary of ICP-16 | 6-10 April 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services

The sixteenth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (Consultative Process or ICP-16) convened from 6-10 April 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting brought together ...
 IISD1 month ago ENB+ Report | Summary of the 5th Plenary of the Global Ocean Commission | GOC-PLEN-5 | 17 May 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services  IISD1 week ago ENB Report | UNFF11 Summary and Analysis | 4-15 May 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York | IISD Reporting Services  IISD1 week ago

50th anniversary of pioneering scheme behind Europe's only biodiversity treaty

Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn In the run-up to the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, later this year, pressure is mounting on governments to take radical action to safeguard the environment. Less ...
 New Europe3 weeks ago

Iran's Missile Program

The Islamic Republic of Iran has the largest and most diverse missile arsenal in the Middle East. Missiles—whether conventional or potentially armed with chemical, biological, or nuclear warheads—enable Iran to pose an asymmetric threat to ...
 Hudson Institute3 weeks ago

African Victory at The United Nations

Goodluck Jonathan Sonnie Ekwowusi Unknown to many people, Africa led by Nigeria recorded an unprecedented victory at the 48th Session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development which took place at the United Nations ...
 This Day Online4 weeks ago
Manila Bulletin

Destructive China reclamation hit

Citing a study of the United Nations Environment Program, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said China's massive reclamation activities in the South China Sea have destroyed 300 acres of coral reef systems, which may lead to an ...
 Yahoo Philippines News1 month ago China's Great Wall of Sand destroys environment causing $100-M annual economic losses  Kicker Daily News1 month ago China reclamations damaging disputed waters  Manila Times1 month ago China's reclamation activities causes damage to West Ph Sea -DFA  Manila Bulletin1 month ago

International Day Sharpens Focus on Forest-Climate Links

21 May 2015: Under the theme 'Forests | Climate | Change,' the family of United Nations organizations commemorated the International Day of Forests with a number of events, announcements and reports, many of which emphasized the important role of ...
 Biodiversity Policy & Practice2 months ago ECOSOC UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCI : International Forest Day: Forests Essential for Meeting People's Needs and Tackling Climate Change  4 Traders2 months ago Forests essential for meeting needs and tackling climate change  Modern Ghana2 months ago

43% Of Armenian Area Exposed To Desertification: National Focal Poin

EcoLur "43% of the Armenian area is exposed to desertification," UN Convention to Combat Desertification National Focal Point Ashot Vardevanyan said. The UN Convention to Combat Desertification was adopted in 1994, which was signed by Armenia on 14 ...
 Groong2 months ago
New Zealand Herald

Twelve Questions: Lloyd Spencer Davis

1. Is it true that penguins mate for life? That was the conventional wisdom when I began studying penguins. But in fact nothing could be further from the truth, which I discovered the first time I went to Antarctica. Our team observed a whole lot ...
 New Zealand Herald2 days ago
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