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UNEP announces first major partner for its youth and children’s programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced a one million Euro per annum partnership with German-based chemicals and healthcare company Bayer AG to support its global long-term strategy to involve young people in environmental issues.
Monday 21 Jun 2004
The Central Asian regional water information base project
The Central Asian Regional Water Information Base (CAREWIB) project was launched at the Conference “Water Partnership in Central Asia, held on 26-28 May in Almaty Kazakhstan.
Wednesday 09 Jun 2004
Armenia and the environment: The challenges of ecological integrity in a developing republic
Armenia has its share of environmental problems, including a nuclear power plant subject to contradicting assessments, polluted rivers, reservoirs on the verge of collapse, and the destruction of green zones as a result of infrastructure development.
Tuesday 08 Jun 2004
Focus on your world: UNEP launches international photographic competition on the environment
Professionals and amateurs alike are today being urged to unclip their dust caps and load up their cameras for the world’s biggest environmental photo competition.
Friday 04 Jun 2004
Cold-water corals highlighted as new global conservation challenge on world environment day 2004
Cold-water corals, mysterious and generally deeper living than their better known warm-water cousins in the tropics, are far more widespread and numerous than had previously been thought – and under serious threat.
Friday 04 Jun 2004
Nine environmental stories written by Albanian journalists.
Traffic pollution, industrial activities, and illegal infrastructure development in Albania are highlighted in a collection of nine environmental stories written by Albanian journalists.
Thursday 03 Jun 2004