Extraordinary levels of toxic chemicals in the deepest ocean fauna

Extraordinary levels of toxic chemicals in the deepest ocean fauna 

Evidence of environmental pollution by humans on the most remote and inaccessible habitats

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Protect our children, ban lead in paint

A new killer has been agonizing society, robbing it of vibrant children and often leaving families devastated and desperate for help. The killer is Lead....
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UN Environment supports Kyrgyzstan to detox

UN Environment’s Chemicals and Waste Branch is to provide wide-ranging support to Kyrgyzstan in a bid to help reduce its intensive use of chemicals in agriculture, mining and energy.

As evidenced in Kyrgyzstan’s national development...
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The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint Welcomes New Partners

The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint is pleased to announce that the Brazilian Association of Paint Manufacturers (ABRAFTI)...
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Special Programme agreement signed between the European Commission and UN Environment

An agreement was signed between the European Commission DEVCO and UN Environment, on 20 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium for cooperation on the Special Programme for Institutional Strengthening.

From left: Erik Solheim (UN Environment) and...
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Special Programme agreement signed between Sida and UN Environment

An agreement was signed between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and UN Environment, on 24 November 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark for cooperation on the Special Programme for Institutional Strengthening.

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UN Environment is to help Ukraine crack down on the illegal trafficking of fake pesticides

As is often the case with counterfeit goods, imitation pesticides are cheap to make and can result in lucrative...
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Delegates to UN Environment Assembly Gather in Lead Paint Event

Nairobi, 23 May 2016:  Around 50 delegates from governments, industry and civil society gathered in a side event organized by the Lead Paint

The side event, entitled "Four Years to Phase Out Lead in Paint Worldwide", took stock of...
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