World leaders must safeguard environment to reduce poverty – UN ecology chief

Sound and solid investment in the environment will go a long way towards meeting international targets on poverty reduction, the supply of drinking water and fighting the spread of infectious diseases, and world leaders should take this on board at their September summit, the United Nations environmental head said today.

Environmental atlas tracks dramatic earth changes – UN

The dramatic, often damaging environmental changes sweeping planet Earth are brought into sharp focus in a new atlas launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Greening refugee camps for World Environmental Day – UN

The United Nations refugee agency observed World Environmental Day with worldwide activities that focused on minimizing the environmental damage caused by refugee camps.