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Microsoft and UNEP’s New Virtual World Plays Out Impact of Environmental Degradation and the Fate of the Planet

Microsoft and UNEP’s New Virtual World Plays Out Impact of Environmental Degradation and the Fate of the Planet / Open source technology allows scientists, for the first time, to simulate how all organisms on earth interact in a changing environment NAIROBI, Kenya, April 29, 2014. A cutting-edge technology, named Madingley, has been released by Microsoft Research and United Nations Environment …

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2013 Arab MDGs Report to Be Launched from New York

On Monday the 23rd of September 2013, the United Nations Headquarters in New York will witness the launching of the Arab Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2013 in a ceremony, which will be held at 13:15 (1:15 pm). The Report will be launched by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Mr. Nabil Al-Arabi; the Executive Secretary of …

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2012 UNEP Ozone Africa Media Award is open! / Call for Entries / Register now – Eight (8) more weeks to go

Institutions and individuals in each country and region have made major contributions to the protection of the ozone layer, and implementation of the Montreal Protocol and their stories must be told. The Ozone Africa Media Award recognizes outstanding contributions by the media to the phase out of Ozone Depleting Substances and the Ozone layer protection in Africa by promoting understanding …

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A New Global Architecture for Sustainability Governance

Ahead of Rio+20, the Worldwatch Institute explores ways that governments can move toward a more efficient architecture for environmental institutions Washington, D.C.—-At the upcoming Rio+20 summit from June 20 to 22, political leaders will embark on new measures to achieve sustainability by enhancing institutional capacity. In particular, the summit will seek to improve the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and …

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Value Ecosystems – Not Just Crops – When Managing Water Use, says UN Report

Recognising the valuable services provided by ecosystems such as wetlands and forests – and not only focusing on water productivity in agriculture – can improve livelihoods and help meet the rising demands on the world’s water resources in a sustainable way, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Increasing water productivity and efficiency is a …

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