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UNEP in Haiti: 2010 Year in Review 
The massive earthquake that hit Haiti on 12 January 2010 left in its wake a plethora of environmental problems to compound the devastation and human misery inflicted on the country's citizens.
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In focus

13 October
International day for
disaster reduction 2014

Resilience is for life

Environmental News Summary Press releases

Barbados To Host Training Workshop
Septiembre 29, 2014 - Barbados Government Information Service
(UN) Barbados will host a three-day Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) Training...

How to create sustainable transport systems throughout the UK – livechat
Septiembre 30, 2014 - The Guardian
Join us on Friday 10 October from 12-2pm to discuss what the transport sector should...

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Destruction of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually
Athens, 29 September 2014 - Mangroves are being destroyed at a rate 3 - 5 times greater than the average rates of forest loss, costing billions in economic damages and denying millions of people the ecosystem services they need to survive, according to... More

Healthy Ecosystems Key to Better Food Security
New York, 24 September 2014 - Today the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that is set to ensure better support for the functioning of critical ecosystem services that underlie food security. More



Challenges and Opportunities for Adaptation to CC at the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve, Peru. [English] [Spanish]

Global Environment Outlook for Small Island Developing States (GEO for SIDS). [Download]

22nd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment
Water: Where does it come from?

International poster
biennial in Mexico
D Category: Think. Eat. Safe.

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