Press releases

26 Sep 2001 - Central authorities, municipalities and private enterprises succeeded in improving several of Poland´s environmental hot spots, which were identified in 1992 as part of the Baltic Sea Joint Comprehensive Environmental Action Programme of the Helsinki Commission. This was the outcome of a regional review meeting held in Cracow 25-26 September 2001. It re-assessed ten
environmental hot spots in Southern Poland.

Wednesday 26 Sep 2001

22 Sep 2001 - Through the joint efforts of two EU supported projects, new and detailed land cover information from all around the Baltic Sea is now freely available on the Web to everybody interested through the Baltic Environmental Atlas. http://maps.grida.no/baltic/

Saturday 22 Sep 2001

Almaty, September 21, 2001 - The world must tackle international terrorism and tackle the forces of poverty, environmental degradation and hatred that give birth to intolerance that can lead to fundamentalism and terrorist acts.

Friday 21 Sep 2001

Paris/Nairobi September 2001 - Two new Earth Report films to be broadcast worldwide this month on BBC World explore transport trends from both ends of the technology spectrum. The films, "Water in Your Tank" and ?Without Wheels?, are made with the support of the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP).

Thursday 20 Sep 2001

Nairobi, September 14 2001 - A range of new chemicals, used in everything from fire extinguishers to cleaning fluids, are appearing on the market to the concern of scientists studying the ozone layer.

Friday 14 Sep 2001

Nairobi, 12 September 2001 - In the name of the United Nations family in Kenya, Klaus Toepfer, UN Under Secretary General and Director General of the UN Office at Nairobi, today condemned the terrorist atrocities that have taken place in the United States.

Wednesday 12 Sep 2001

London, 11 September 2001 - Scientists who have compiled the most detailed assessment to date of coral reefs have shown that these precious marine ecosystems occupy a much smaller area of the planet than previously assumed. Although distributed in 101 countries and territories, where they are vital for fisheries, coastal protection, tourism and wildlife, they occupy less than one tenth of one percent of the oceans.

Tuesday 11 Sep 2001

Paris/Nairobi September 2001 - Two new Earth Report films to be broadcast worldwide this month on BBC World explore transport trends from both ends of the technology spectrum. The films, 'Water in Your Tank ' and 'Without Wheels', are made with the support of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Monday 10 Sep 2001

Amsterdam, 13 July  - An important declaration on global environmental changes was made. Over 1,500 scientists from over 100 countries participated in the deliberations in drawing up the declaration. More details on this may be found at the link:
http://www.sciconf.igbp.kva.se/fr.html

Thursday 06 Sep 2001

21 Mar 2011 - On the opening day of the United Nations General Assembly, 11 September, we will be opening our doors to present our new offer.

Monday 03 Sep 2001

World Population Day July 11, 2001 - Humans are growing like cancer on earth. Combined population growth and increased consumption of natural resources per capita are merging to collapse the very life-support system on spaceship earth. Right now, on World Population Day, the number of people on Earth is estimated at 6,169,232,446 and climbing. In the three minutes it may take a reader to finish this article, the world's population will have increased by 438 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Monday 03 Sep 2001

Monday 03 Sep 2001 - Tirsdag 4. September Fra 13.00-15.00 møtes partiene på www.miljonytt.no til en "online" miljødebatt. Miljøvernminister Siri Bjerke vil her møte Jan Tore Sanner fra Høyre, Hallgeir Langeland fra SV, Hilde Frafjord Johnson fra KrF, Tore Killingland fra Venstre og Helga Annette Melhus fra Senterpartiet.

Monday 03 Sep 2001
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