Early adopters can make air quality, climate gains.
Young people, who are setting today’s trends and will be tomorrow’s decision-makers, are key to beating pollution and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
UN Environment’s #CleanSeas campaign is partnering with the Volvo Ocean Race to tackle marine pollution around the globe.
Preventing disease and ecosystem damage is cost-effective
The countries cover 40 per cent of the planet’s coastline.
Every week, at least three people around the world are killed defending their right to a clean and healthy environment.
Small-scale gold mining remains a major source of mercury pollution – and a serious threat to human health.
The British capital is the first mega-city to join the BreatheLife network.
Buildings – which are responsible for around 30 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions – are a key piece of the climate puzzle.
The Minamata Convention is holding its first conference of parties to reduce the use of the neurotoxin.