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Nineteenth Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Los Cabos, México
11-14 March 2014. 

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UN Climate Conference 2014

Lima, Peru. 1-12 december 2014
[Events in COP20]
Environmental News Summary Press releases

ARC Recycling Project helps preserve Saint Lucia’s natural beauty
Diciembre 18, 2014 - St. Lucia News Online
GIS - With most vessels carrying an average crew of six, the volume of recyclable waste generated is significant.

NEPA warns against purchasing protected species
Diciembre 18, 2014 - Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is warning people who...

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UNEP-Coordinated Coalition Aims to Support Climate Change Fight through Measuring Emission Reductions from Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Projects
Lima, Peru, 10 December 2014 – A coalition launched today at the climate talks in Lima aims to boost efforts to save billions of dollars and billions of tonnes of CO2 emissions each year by measuring and reporting reductions of greenhouse... More
Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report
Lima, December 9, 2014 - The economic and social benefits of mangroves - which are estimated to run into the hundreds of billions worldwide - remain largely untapped due to a lack of carbon finance mechanisms, appropriate policy interventions, and rapid mangrove deforestation, according to a new United Nations ... More

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UNEP ROLAC newsletter: September - October 2014.
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Challenges and Opportunities for Adaptation to CC at the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve, Peru. [English] [Spanish]

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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