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KPA, Sweden, joins UNEP Insurance Industry Initiative
KPA, Sweden, a pension fund with $1.5 billion in assets has become the latest signatory to the UNEP FI Statement of Environmental Commitment by the Insurance Industry Initiative, a commitment by companies to incorporate environmental principles into their internal and external business activities.
Friday 22 Mar 2002
The largest mass poisoning of a population in history is now underway in Bangladesh
It is a terrible public catastrophe, asserts Allan H. Smith, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a WHO consultant who has investigated arsenicosis in Bangladesh on several trips.
Thursday 21 Mar 2002
Water Crisis in African Cities
On the occasion of World Water Day UN-HABITAT FEATURES presents an article about the impending water crisis in African Cities.
Wednesday 20 Mar 2002
Well Managed Fisheries Vital for Environmentally Friendly Development in Poor Parts of the Globe
Studies from Mauritania, Argentina and Senegal Point to Pitfalls and Possible Solutions for Balancing Trade and Environment Concerns
Friday 15 Mar 2002
Scientists Call for Better Management of Philippine Coral Reefs
Scientists today called for better management of Southeast Asia's marine protected areas, especially in the Philippines whose coral reefs rank as among the most threatened in the region. Philippine coral reefs, the second largest in the region, are facing severe threats from overfishing, destructive fishing, and sedimentation and pollution.
Thursday 07 Mar 2002
Mountain hiking with Kofi Annan
Last August, member of the GRID-Arendal Board of Directors; Øystein Dahle accompanied UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on a hike in the Norwegian Mountains. This is a reprint of the interview made during that trip.
Wednesday 06 Mar 2002
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