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14 Nov 2016

Protecting the environment makes nations more prosperous, a think tank said on Thursday, as a study showed Slovenia is the country best at using nature to improve the wellbeing of its citizens.

07 Mar 2016

It’s official: if you want to dramatically improve the quality of your life, move to Europe. That’s what the 18th annual Quality of Life survey from consulting firm Mercer suggests—cities in western Europe dominate the top of this year’s list of the world’s best cities to live in.

15 Feb 2016

40th anniversary of Barcelona Convention celebrated with strong commitments on biodiversity protection, sustainable consumption and climate change adaptation.

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26 Mar 2013

“We used to do a lot of things without thinking about the effects on the environment,” says Naume Toskovski, an apple farmer in the Prespa Lakes region of Macedonia.

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05 Oct 2010

This report has been produced as part of the project ‘Linking Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Poverty Reduction’, funded by the European Commission on behalf of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Resource Group (VARG).

24 Feb 2010

This paper briefly outlines basic strategies and methods that can be used to organize natural resource management within coastal zones. It describes the main economic activities of coastal zones based on living and non-living natural resources and suggests ways to organize their management within a holistic framework.

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