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World Water Day
Environment  (tags: 'World Water Day', March 22, world, UN, humans, conservation, animals, climate-change, water, weather, wildlife, healthconditions, government, globalwarming, environment, protection, nature )

- 26 days ago -
Sunday was World Water Day, so here are 10 facts you should know and some ideas on how you can conserve the wet stuff. Since 1993, the UN has designated March 22 as World Water Day. ItâEUR(TM)s a day devoted to promoting activities within member nations.
Think the New Climate Report Is Scary? The Food-Pocalypse Is Already Upon Us
Environment  (tags: Climate-change, food crisis, food supply, climate report, farmers, IPCC, UN, Asia, Afrika, droughts, floods )

- 379 days ago -
'We know all the ingredients are there for a new food crisis,' the World Meteorological Organization's surgeon-general said Monday. 'You just need a few extreme climates affecting a few big producers on the planet and the crisis is there.'
U.N.: We Can Save World's Forests at a Fraction of Cost of Fossil Fuels Subsidies
Environment  (tags: politics, green, government, environment, study, UN, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat, world )

- 391 days ago -
nvesting $30 billion a year in forest conservation -- less than seven percent of the $480 billion spent annually on fossil fuels subsidies -- could help stop deforestation while accelerating a transition toward a greener global economy
Why Is the US Getting in the Way of International Efforts to Make Clean Water a Basic Human Right?
Environment  (tags: water, UN, human rights, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, politics )

- 489 days ago -
The United States is the only country marring the good works of a UN resolution on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation.
People's Movements Give "Earth Day" a New Name and Transformative Potential
Environment  (tags: International Mother Earth Day, Bolivian initiative, UN, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, destruction, forests, habitat, humans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 726 days ago -
Few Americans are aware that in 2009, the United Nations declared April 22nd "International Mother Earth Day." ... drawing attention to the need for people to unite across national borders to confront global environmental challenges.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 48 Hours to Save Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: pollution, oceans, politics, humans, UN, conservation, environment, ecosystems, water, protection, wildlife, animals )

- 1080 days ago -
Beset by pollution and demolition industrial fishing, the magical and bountiful deep blue is turning into a barren desert. But in the next 48 hours, governments are considering a new rescue plan -- and we can help push it through.
UN Urges Global Move to Meat and Dairy-Free Diet
Environment  (tags: food, overpopulation, contraception, un, Sustainabililty, humans, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, healthconditions, nature, government, world, habitatdestruction )

- 1204 days ago -
A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change, a UN report said today.As the global population surges towards a predicted 9.1 billion people by 2050, western tastes for die
White House Blockades Durban Climate Progress
Environment  (tags: u.s., UN, america, climate-change, global-warming, environment, politics, government, congress, pollution, CO2-emissions, COP-17, durban, green-party, green-lifestyles, society, 2012, obama, republicans, democrats, world, news )

- 1228 days ago -
Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein condemns the White House for effectively killing a legally binding global Climate Change agreement through U.N. meetings connected to the Durban COP 17 talks ... Thousands rally for 'Climate Justice Now!'.
Lowman: For All Ages, Forests R Us
Environment  (tags: Meg Lowman, UN, 2011 International Year of Forests, TREE Foundation, Bette Midler, green urban spaces, legacy, sustainability, madagascar rainforest endangered, conservation protection )

- 1460 days ago -
The United Nations has declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests, to celebrate trees. Even the Queen of England got her hands in the dirt, launching a project in honor of her 2012 diamond jubilee to plant 6 million trees throughout the United K..
UN Alarmed at Huge Decline in Bee Numbers
Environment  (tags: UN, bee, insects, decline, pollution, environment, pollinators )

- 1499 days ago -
The UN on Thursday expressed alarm at a huge decline in bee colonies under a multiple onslaught of pests and pollution, urging an international effort to save the pollinators that are vital for food crops.
UN: 2010 Tied for Warmest Year on Record
Environment  (tags: warmest year, UN, tempreture rise, climate, environment )

- 1548 days ago -
The warmest year on record is a three-way tie: 2010, 2005 and 1998.So says the U.N. weather agency, providing further evidence Thursday that the planet is slowly but surely heating up.Average temperatures globally last year were 0.95 degrees Fahrenheit
UN Meeting OKs Climate Deal Over Bolivia Protest
Environment  (tags: UN, meeting, Bolivia protest, climate deal )

- 1589 days ago -
A U.N. conference has approved a two-part climate deal that creates a Green Climate Fund and takes other small steps to deal with global warming.
Tough UN Climate Talks Move Into Decisive Week
Environment  (tags: UN, climate talks, carbon emissions )

- 1593 days ago -
U.N. climate talks moved into their decisive week Monday with the agenda dominated by future cuts in carbon emissions and keeping countries honest about their actions to control global warming.
Oceans Failing the Acid Test, U.N. Says
Environment  (tags: Oceans, acid test, UN, environment )

- 1598 days ago -
The chemistry of the world's oceans is changing at a rate not seen for 65 million years, with far-reaching implications for marine biodiversity and food security, according to a new United Nations study released Thursday.
Deforestation Deal Provides Rare Hope in Climate Change Fight
Environment  (tags: forests, ecosystems, UN, climate change talks, environment, humans, protection )

- 1652 days ago -
REDD--Possible deal to pay countries to preserve their forests at upcoming UN talks.i

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