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Human Society Under Urgent Threat From Loss of Earth's Natural Life
Environment  (tags: un, report, environment, destruction, extinction, collapse, species, ecosystems )

- 73 days ago -
One million species are at risk of extinction, world's leading scientists reveal in damning UN report. Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth's natural life-support systems.
The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans TAE ACTION: Take Three Pieces of Garbage With You When You Leave the Beach
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, humans, plastic, banning plstic, UN, nature, oceans, world )

- 592 days ago -
The effort is both urgent and extremely challenging, according to the UN, but it shows that the will to act is there.
Obama Administration Gives $500m to UN Climate Change Fund
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN, US, US Government )

- 911 days ago -
Barack Obama's outgoing administration announced the contribution of $500m (£406m; â,¬468m) on Tuesday, bringing the total funds to date to $1bn.
Sign the Petition to Your U.N. Representatives: Protect Climate Policy From Big Polluters
Environment  (tags: climate policy, UN, climate-change, protection, pollution, healthconditions, wildlife, water, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics )

- 993 days ago -
The only way to change course is for the global community to act quickly to eliminate global greenhouse pollution.
Environment  (tags: UN, World Environment Day, 2016, Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in )

- 1139 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 )

- 1242 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 )

- 1443 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 )

- 1579 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 )

- 1933 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 )

- 1944 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 )

- 2042 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 )

- 2279 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 )

- 2633 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 )

- 2758 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

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