New York teenagers take on challenge of boosting environmental awareness – UN

New York City teenagers have taken on the challenge of inspiring environmental action in a United Nations-backed contest, whose winners will be announced later this week.

Leaders in climate disaster response honoured with UN-backed 'green' awards

Among the five winners of the first-ever Green Star Awards – honoured for work in response to environmental emergencies – are a Brazilian scientific support centre and a leading Swiss laboratory, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.