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16.04.00 – HYDROLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY / ADVANCER

Ahead of a high-level event Monday (24 September) at United Nations Headquarters that will bring together world leaders, international organizations, the private sector and civil society on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ initiative, the head of the UN Environment Programme, Achim Steiner said the energy sector should be a “central player” in transitioning [...]

22 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS

United Nations Secretary-General   Ban Ki-moon Sunday (12 August) launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing. WORLD BANK / TELEVICIONMALDIVES

13 Aug 2012 | Read More »

NY / CLIMATE CHANGE SHIP

The Tara Oceans Expedition research schooner is in New York City for a week-long stay. The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) affiliated project is on a 70,000-mile mission across the Atlantic, Pacific, Antarctic and Indian oceans, aimed at raising awareness by investigating the impact of climate change on biodiversity and marine life. UNTV

9 Feb 2012 | Read More »

IAEA / COASTAL POLLUTION

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is helping twelve countries in the Caribbean region to understand and manage coastal pollution.  Concern over the growing incidence of pollution in the Caribbean has been on the rise, as it has the potential to affect livelihoods dependent on fishing and tourism. IAEA

7 Nov 2011 | Read More »

 

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