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26 July 2017Story

It is common knowledge that when plastic ends up in the ocean, it negatively impacts the livelihoods of fisherfolk and the tourism sector, especially for iconic locations such as Cartagena on...

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26 July 2017Story

Twenty-eight chemicals that cause health problems including cancer and reproductive disorders – and sometimes death – are banned or restricted under the Stockholm...

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30 June 2017Story

Unhealthy environments cause one quarter of all deaths in young children. The international community has a responsibility to combat this “silent pandemic”.

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28 June 2017Story

UN Environment brought together retailers, manufacturers and other stakeholders to discuss preparations for Kenya’s national ban on plastic bags, which takes effect in August.

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3 July 2017Story

The use of dangerous substances in Burkina Faso’s artisanal gold mining sector, including cyanide and mercury, is coming under increased scrutiny.

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21 July 2017Story

Morocco has been using wastewater from the city of Ouarzazate to plant trees to combat desertification and reduce the impact of dust storms.

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