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Pacific Island Villagers First Climate Change "Refugees"
Montreal, 6 December 2005 - UN Environment Builds Bridges Between Vulnerable Peoples in the Arctic and Small Islands
Monday 12 Dec 2005
Only ten countries are likely to meet their Kyoto obligations
Ten out of 31 countries are likely to meet their Kyoto obligations according to new data from the United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC).
Tuesday 06 Dec 2005
"Many Small Voices" - Tropics and Arctic meet at Arctic Day
GRID-Arendal's Polar Programme is organizing a roundtable discussion at the coming UN Climate Convention meeting in Montreal (COP XI). The theme of the roundtable is Climate Change in Vulnerable Regions - the Arctic and Small Island Developing S ...
Wednesday 30 Nov 2005
Historic UN Climate Change Conference Begins in Montreal
Bonn, 23 November 2005 - Canada will host the first meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol in Montreal in conjunction with the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Convention.
Wednesday 30 Nov 2005
CMS on the Move to Conserve Biodiversity
The Eighth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UNEP Convention on Migratory Species (COP8) takes place in Nairobi, Kenya from 16 to 25 November 2005 under the banner: On the move to 2010.
Tuesday 22 Nov 2005
UNEP and Beijing Sign Green Games Agreement. Environment Takes Centre Stage in Countdown to the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Beijing/Nairobi, 18 November 2005 - An agreement aimed a making the summer Olympics of 2008 environmentally-friendly was signed today signed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic G ...
Tuesday 22 Nov 2005
Deserts, Drylands and Desertification Through the Eyes of Children
Nairobi, 23 September 2005 – Children from around the world are being invited to express their hopes and fears about the future of the world's deserts and the issue of desertification in general in this year's International Painting Competition o ...
Thursday 29 Sep 2005
Environment & Poverty Times: MDG Issue
Regions of the world facing the most serious decline in the services provided by ecosystems are the same areas showing the slowest progress in achieving the MDGs. Read about this and much more in issue four of the Poverty & Environment Times pape ...
Thursday 15 Sep 2005
Water for Near Half the World's Population Under Threat at the Roof of the World
Nairobi/Bangkok, 5 September 2005 - The mountains of Asia, including the mighty Himalayas, are facing accelerating threats from a rapid rise in roads, settlements, overgrazing and deforestation experts are warning in a new report.
Monday 05 Sep 2005
Poverty will make the Great Apes history
Fewer than 250 wild Sumatran orangutans may exist in fifty years, their habitat is disappearing and the devastation of the Asian tsunami has accelerated the rate of destruction.
Thursday 01 Sep 2005
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