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Environment  (tags: UN, World Environment Day, 2016, Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in )

- 140 days ago -
"On this World Environment Day, I urge people and governments everywhere to overcome indifference, combat greed and act to preserve our natural heritage for the benefit of this and future generations" - Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Sign The Paris Agreement Now! - Petition
Environment  (tags: Earth Day 2016, sign Paris agreement, UN, legal binding, world leaders, petition, CO2 emitters )

- 243 days ago -
This April, on Earth Day 2016, world leaders have been invited to the United Nations to sign the agreement. It is a critical moment in getting the largest CO2 emitters to legally agree to act. Keep the heat on world leaders to be at the UN this Earth Day!
TAKE ACTION: Tell the United Nations: Plantations Are NOT Forests!
Environment  (tags: forests, plantations, un, Sustainabililty )

- 444 days ago -
At the UN's World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September, policymakers, industry and others will debate the 'sustainable future' of forests and people. But there can be no sustainable future until the UN and governments accept
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 )

- 580 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 )

- 934 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 )

- 945 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 )

- 1043 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 )

- 1280 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 )

- 1634 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 )

- 1759 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 )

- 1782 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 )

- 2014 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 )

- 2053 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 )

- 2103 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 )

- 2143 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.

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