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Fri 28/10/11
Since the 1990s, about 200 to 300 sheep are invited every year to graze on the 68,000 square metres of grassland surrounding the sprawling Palais des Nations in October and November.The sheep are made available by a local farmer from a village...
Thu 20/10/11
With 10 percent of the world’s dryland ecosystems already degraded, putting at risk the social and economic well-being of millions of people, United Nations agencies have agreed to step up their efforts to protect and revitalise drylands....
Thu 13/10/11
The first Green Standards Week took place in Rome, Italy, on 5-9 September, with a special focus on how information and communication standards can assist the transition to a green economy.
Mon 03/10/11
Over 800 cities and municipalities around the world, representing hundreds of millions of urban dwellers, are now active participants in the World Disaster Reduction Campaign “Making Cities Resilient” which was launched over a year ago. The UN...
Fri 30/09/11
The long-awaited translations of Greening the Blue’s materials are now available in all the official UN languages. Ready-to-use posters, flyers, PowerPoint presentations and more are now ready to download in Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, French and...
Tue 27/09/11
The vast potential of grasslands to support sustainable livelihoods while trapping atmospheric carbon and helping slow down global warming is one step closer to being realised. Large swathes of the world's grasslands are moderately to severely...
Mon 19/09/11
On September 24, thousands of people are expected to march to the UN Headquarters in New York City to show their support for a global climate treaty. The event is held simultaneously with the UN General Assembly, where over hundred world leaders...
Fri 16/09/11
Next week, 19-26 September 2011,  New York City will become the epicentre of the Clean Revolution. Climate Week NYC  takes place less than seventy days before the UN’s climate summit in Durban and in the critical run-up to Rio+20. It is...
Thu 08/09/11
Al Gore’s ‘24 Hours of Reality’ launches on 14 September, as part of an ongoing campaign to raise awareness and provoke action about climate change. The project aims to "bringing the facts about the climate crisis into the mainstream and engaging...
Thu 01/09/11
Inspired by the message that individual actions can collectively become a force for positive change,  ICAO Headquarters has launched a new staff communications and awareness campaign on sustainability management: Greening the Blue - ICAO&Me...
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