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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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COP20 Photographic Exhibition
in Lima

1-12 December 2014.
Exhibitions [Where will we go?] [We have the power]

Environmental News Summary Press releases

Farmers urged to adopt low carbon approaches to business
Noviembre 25, 2014 - Kaieteur News
Up and coming small business owners, particularly those in the agriculture sector such as farmers...

New Carbon Market Is Key Part of Climate Agreement, U.K. Says
Noviembre 26, 2014 - Bloomberg
A new carbon market that will spur emerging nations to cut emissions is the key element of next...

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UN Says Global Carbon Neutrality Should be Reached by Second Half of Century, Demonstrates Pathways to Stay Under 2°C Limit
Washington D.C., 19 November 2014 - In order to limit global temperature rise to 2oC and head off the worst impacts of climate change, global carbon neutrality should be attained by mid-to-late century. This would also keep in check the maximum amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that ... More
Nobel Laureate Mario Molina Honoured by United Nations for Lifetime of Service to the Planet. Mexico Claims Fourth Champions of the Earth Laureate for Life-saving Ozone Science
Mexico City, 18 November 2014 – Nobel Chemistry Laureate Mario Molina was announced Tuesday as a winner of the UN’s top environmental accolade, the Champion of the Earth award. More


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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