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Philippines 4th most vulnerable to climate change over past 20 years, 5th in 2011

Philippines 4th most vulnerable to climate change over past 20 years, 5th in 2011
November 28, 2012

DOHA, Qatar – The Philippines placed fourth among more than 190 countries around the world that have suffered the most extreme …More

Qatar shrugs off criticism on hosting climate talks

Qatar shrugs off criticism on hosting climate talks
November 28, 2012

DOHA, Qatar – This oil- and gas-rich country, reputed to be one of the world‘s highest carbon emitters per capita, has …More

US firm on its climate stance despite widespread criticism

US firm on its climate stance despite widespread criticism
November 27, 2012

DOHA, Qatar— Despite calls from leaders of developing countries and non-government organizations to take a tougher stance and support a …More

194 nations in crucial climate talks in Doha for Kyoto Protocol successor

194 nations in crucial climate talks in Doha for Kyoto Protocol successor
November 27, 2012

DOHA, Qatar –Thousands of delegates from 194 nations, including the Philippines, gathered Monday in this oil- and gas-rich Middle Eastern …More

New UN report finds disasters taking heavy toll on Economic Development in Asia-Pacific

New UN report finds disasters taking heavy toll on Economic Development in Asia-Pacific
October 23, 2012

Asia and the Pacific is paying a huge price for extreme weather events which are now impacting negatively on the …More

Philippines bags international awards for biodiversity policy

Philippines bags international awards for biodiversity policy
October 21, 2012

Philippines was awarded the Silver Future Policy Award 2012 during the United Nations Biodiversity Summit in Hyderabad, India on Tuesday …More

Cheap weapon against the coral-killer starfish found

Cheap weapon against the coral-killer starfish found
October 21, 2012

Scientists have stumbled  upon an “effective” way to halt the advance of destructive crown-of-thorns starfish, which feed upon coral reefs …More

Building Sustainable Communities for a Greener Future

Building Sustainable Communities for a Greener Future
October 8, 2012

Singapore is ahead of the pack when it comes to building eco-friendly living environments SINGAPORE, 21 August 2012 – Care …More

Boracay Beach Management Program key to “Best Island” award

Boracay Beach Management Program key to  “Best Island” award
October 2, 2012

Boracay Island was recently named the “World’s Best Island” for 2012 by Travel + Leisure magazine, beating hall-0f-famers such as …More

Apply for UNEP’s Environmental Media Workshop to be held in Nepal

Apply for UNEP’s Environmental Media Workshop to be held in Nepal
October 1, 2012

UNEP Regional Media Workshop Environment in Asia Pacific: Communicating the Issues 18-21 November 2012 Kathmandu, Nepal The recently released UNEP …More