‘Towards a pollution‑free planet’

(KENYA) International leaders pledged to work harder to tackle pollution during this week's UN Environment Assembly meeting in Nairobi. The three-day event, which concluded yesterday, welcomed over 4000 i...

Clean Seas movement swells in size

(KENYA) Another four countries have joined a UN Environment-led initiative to tackle the marine waste. The CleanSeas campaign welcomed the announcement by Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa at today'...

Agriculture targets sustainable future

Promoting sustainable agricultural practices is a major priority for industry leaders and government bodies around the world. Financial services giant Rabobank and UN Environment are making a $1 billion faci...

Action must match rhetoric on climate

Promised funding from the international community for renewables projects in developing countries must be delivered to cut emissions, according to a new report. The 1 Gigaton Coalition, backed by the Norwegi...

Students challenged to save oceans

University students from across the world are being urged to take part in an innovation challenge and help combat the devastation caused by marine plastics. Without action, one report found that “by 2050 oce...