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Job creation around agriculture can spur youth employment in Africa – UN agency

22 February 2018
Economic Development
Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but businesse...

Logging of Białowieża Forest illegal, confirms the Advocate General of EU Court

20 February 2018

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union has today issued an opinion in which he confirms that i...

GPDN brief report on "The hydrothermal vents become the egg incubators for the deep-sea creatures."

Feb. 10, 2018

The volcanic vents might be a good choice for the deep-sea creatures to hatch their eggs. The Pacific white skates use the hyd...

Court Rules Obama-Era Energy Efficiency Standards Should Proceed

February 15, 2018

Washington, D.C. — Today, a federal court ruled that a suite of energy efficiency rules advanced during the Obama administ...

AWI’s Dr. Naomi Rose, Other Experts File Amicus Brief in Support of Lolita

February 14, 2018

Washington, DC—A group of marine researchers and scientists, including Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) marine mammal scien...

Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump’s EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-Damaging Pesticide

February 12, 2018

Washington, D.C. — On Friday, public interest organizations representing farmers and conservationists made their legal cas...

Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Gut Environmental Reviews, Authorize Permits for Corporate Polluters

February 12, 2018

Washington, DC—President Trump introduced a multibillion-dollar infrastructure plan today that would exempt thousands of...

Both radio and sports can help people achieve their potential, says UN on World Radio Day

13 February 2018

UN Affairs

In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform a...

Resource experts call for new strategy to build better cities

09 FEB 2018, UN Environment Press Center

As urban areas around the world continue to grow, cities are placing an increasingly heavy burden o...

Kenya's first Olympic alpine skier becomes UN Environment Mountain Hero

09 FEB 2018, UN Environment Press Center

Sabrina Wanjiku Simader, Africa’s “snow leopard”, has been designated UN Environment’s first Mounta...