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UN Environment 11h
Nearly 62 million people were impacted by extreme weather events in 2018. Over 10,000 people lost their lives - mostly due to earthquakes & tsunamis. More from ➡️
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UN Environment 14h
Dialogue 4 development. Rapid population growth, coupled with failing environmental governance structures, fueled environmental degradation & conflict over land in parts of Sudan. A project helped to resolve resource-based conflicts through dialogue 👇
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UN Environment 17h
a new frog species was discovered in a roadside puddle in India's Western Ghats? In the past decade, a number of new frog species have been discovered in this area, "making it one of the leading biodiversity hotspots in the world."
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UN Environment 20h
Many young Gambians from rural areas leave to look for greener pastures abroad, due to challenging environment & natural resource conditions. A new resource development project with is working to make their lives better back home
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António Guterres Feb 22
I called on the young people at the Global Engagement Summit to join me in tackling climate change -- because their future depends on it. Inspire others by sharing your today. Get ideas here:
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UN Environment Feb 22
A world without cheese? It's a possibility. is working to make dairy products without the help of cows. 🐮🐮🐮
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FAO Feb 22
Without biodiversity, we wouldn’t have the food we eat today! But it's disappearing before our eyes. Check out the new report on "The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture" 👉
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UN Environment Feb 22
57 countries from Argentina to Yemen have joined the campaign, pledging to cut back on single-use plastics, protect national waters & encourage more recycling. The commitments cover 60% of the world’s coastlines - let’s keep up the good work!
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UN Environment Feb 21
The forests of Borneo are among the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems, but only 50% of forest cover remains today due to palm oil plantations. However, the expansion of plantations has slowed since 2012. The key for a sustainable future? Regulation. 👉
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Joyce Msuya Feb 21
Multilateralism will be successful when it includes the voices and concerns of people. A strong civil society makes this possible. Great to speak to Kenyan civil society leaders ahead of the next UN Environment Assembly & seek inputs on how to
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UN Environment Feb 21
Good news from the EU to the planet! has informed that the EU is taking steps to reduce CO2 emissions of lorries: from 2030 onwards, new trucks will be required to emit on average 30% less CO2.
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UN Environment Feb 21
Pangolins are taken from the wild to supply the soaring demand for their flesh, scales & fetuses. in Viet Nam is working to save them & released nearly 200 rescued pangolins into the wild in 2018.
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Amina J Mohammed Feb 20
Congrats ⁦⁩. We look forward to working with you as the new Executive Director of ⁦⁩ and to benefitting from your passion for conservation & sustainable development.
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Lewis Pugh Feb 20
According to Scotland’s First Minister over half of the letters she receives from the youth are urging her to protect the oceans and tackle plastic pollution.
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UN Environment Feb 21
A Kenyan farmer is overcoming wildlife conflict with elephants 🐘🐘 by introducing bee 🐝🐝 hive fences to his farm. It's part of an project that is going by choosing to
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Joyce Msuya Feb 20
Congratulations on your appointment as Executive Director of . We look forward to working with you on our critical mission for people and planet!
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UN Environment Feb 20
Fish bombing is an escalating threat to coral reefs, and to the people who depend on them for their livelihoods. It destroys fish habitats among reefs already threatened by overfishing & . It’s time to 🛑
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UN Environment Feb 20
Join us! We're recruiting the following posts, open to Kenyan professionals: - Social Media Assistant 👉 - Kiswahili Language Digital Media Assistant 👉 Learn more & apply by 28 February via the links above ⬆️
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UN Environment Feb 20
A staggering number of young Gambians have lost their lives trying to escape to Europe. We're implementing the largest natural resource development project in the history of the country to make their lives better back home.
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UN Environment Feb 20
The artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector releases as much as 1,000 tonnes of mercury, almost 40% of the global total, into the atmosphere every year. Action to protect health and livelihoods ▶️
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