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  1. Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day
    Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day 8 Jun 2017

    On World Oceans Day, Costa Rica announces a new marine protected area on the country’s Pacific coast, contributing to the global goal of protecting at least 10 per cent of marine zones before the year 2020

    North America,Policy,Agriculture
  2. A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference
    A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference 6 Jun 2017

    Today, an Avaaz petition signed by more than one million people to phase-out single use plastic worldwide within the next five years will be presented to UN Environment to support its Clean Seas campaign to end marine litter

    Worldwide,Policy
  3. Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment
    Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment 4 Apr 2017

    Global efforts to protect the climate and the ozone layer have received a boost with the first ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification by Mali was received on 31 March.

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy
  4. UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia
    UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia 3 Apr 2017

    UN Environment will assist Colombia with overcoming the environmental degradation legacy of the internal conflict which lasted for more than 50 years, especially in remote rural areas

    South America,Finance,Policy
  5. Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
    Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 15 Mar 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Lisa Walker, CEO of Ecosphere+, has been recognised as a 2017 Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport
    Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport 1 Mar 2017

    The Sustainable Innovation in Sport Forum 2017 gathered high level industry stakeholders and influencers from sporting federations, teams and athletes alongside government representatives, broadcasters, NGO and businesses

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sport
  7. The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance
    The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance 30 Jan 2017

    With the Paris Agreement ratified, momentum is building behind effective NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) implementation.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change
    New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change 18 Jan 2017

    New climate model projections of the world's coral reefs reveal which reefs will be hit first by annual coral bleaching, an event that poses the gravest threat to one of the Earth's most important ecosystems.

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22,COP 23
  9. European Commission, UN Environment step up cooperation to protect the world’s oceans
    European Commission, UN Environment step up cooperation to protect the world’s oceans 12 Jan 2017

    Protecting the world's oceans from the rising threats of pollution, marine litter and overfishing will be a top cooperation priority for the European Commission and the UN Environment next year

    Worldwide,Policy,COP 23
  10. UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity
    UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity 11 Jan 2017

    Governments agreed on actions that will accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,COP 23

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

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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