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Introduction to Environmental Governance - A free online course by InforMEA

Registrations are open for a three hour self-paced course which explains how international environmental agreements and policies are made, by whom, and how they are…

18th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans

The Secretariats of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans met at the 18th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans.

The 18th…

32nd Regular Meeting of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

The 32nd Regular Meeting of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution took place on the 12–13 October, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The…

Coastal crisis: Mangroves at risk

Mangroves support coastal communities around the world, but pollution is threatening these important ecosystems.

Vegetated coastal habitats – mangrove forests,…

One Woman's Quest to Green the Dive Business

Situated in Bocas del Toro, Panama, Ginette Bariteau’s Scuba 6 Eco dive centre is located in one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. Considering that the health…

Sustainable development in focus in the Mediterranean

The Steering Committee of the Mediterranean Commission on sustainable development held its 18th meeting to discuss the progress in the implementation of the Mediterranean…

Spain signs up to UN Clean Seas campaign

18 OCTOBER 2017, Alicante – The Government of Spain officially announced its support to the UN Clean Seas…

Contribution of Regional Seas Programmes to the implementation of the G7 action plan on marine litter

Marine litter has been globally recognized as one of the major threats not only to marine ecosystems but also to their sustainable growth. The Mediterranean area is…

Erik Solheim: My vision for a pollution-free planet

By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

For too long, the relationship between prosperity and…