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  1. World Oceans Day 2017: Our Oceans, Our Future
    World Oceans Day 2017: Our Oceans, Our Future 7 Jun 2017

    World Oceans Day – which is observed on 8 June every year – is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  2. World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature
    World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature 1 Jun 2017

    World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. World Bank approves $32.80 million project to improve livelihoods in Zambia
    World Bank approves $32.80 million project to improve livelihoods in Zambia 10 May 2017

    A $32.80 million grant has been approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors which will help improve livelihoods in the Eastern Province of Zambia

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture
  4. Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction
    Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction 20 Apr 2017

    The farm in Dronten, the Netherlands, will serve one of Europe’s biggest supermarket chains with lettuce grown using Philips GreenPower LED horticultural lighting

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert
    Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert 6 Apr 2017

    A Norwegian company plans to establish a solar-powered facility in the Aqaba desert in Jordan, capable of growing a variety of crops without wasting any fresh water

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  6. Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste
    Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste 16 Mar 2017

    Tesco has announced the launch of an innovative platform which will help identify areas where food waste can be tackled

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  7. UN Environment launches global campaign to end ocean plastic
    UN Environment launches global campaign to end ocean plastic 27 Feb 2017

    On Thursday 23 February, UN Environment launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate marine litter, including microplastics in cosmetics and single-use plastic by 2022

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Agriculture
  8. New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the US
    New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the US 21 Feb 2017

    Two leading food industry associations have partnered to help standardise food expiration labels and reduce food waste

    North America,Policy,Agriculture
  9. Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection
    Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection 16 Feb 2017

    Mango’s new 'Committed’ collection uses eco-friendly dyes, recycled polyester and organic and recycled cotton

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Levi’s jeans to make all its products from 100% recycled cotton
    Levi’s jeans to make all its products from 100% recycled cotton 15 Feb 2017

    The world’s oldest jeans brand has announced plans to become the first in the fashion industry to make all of its products from 100 per cent recycled cotton by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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