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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...

World Scouting and UN Environment renew their partnership on environmental education, protection

08 FEB 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and UN Environment are renewing their partnership on...

GPDN brief report on "7 Dead and Many Still Missing in Taiwan’s Deadly Earthquake "

Feb. 8, 2018

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Taiwan’s Hualien City at midnight on February 6.

Several buildings collapsed or tilte...

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Critically Endangered Right Whales

February 8, 2018

Boston, MA — Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and co-counsel Earthjustice filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court...