Pollution and Health

25 Jul 2016

Rising consumption fuelled by a growing middle class has seen the amount of primary materials extracted from the Earth triple in the last four decades, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme-hosted International Resource Panel (IRP).

12 Jul 2016

Ahead of the UN’s High-level Political Forum in New York (11-20 July), a new report by the Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP), demands structural reform to end extreme poverty, climate change and loss of environmental assets in the next 15 years.

04 Jul 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million dollar loan for a comprehensive project to restore degraded ecosystems and improve water resource management in the flood-prone and polluted Qihe River Basin, which includes Hebi City. 

16 Jun 2016

To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June, IIED director Andrew Norton sets out three ways the international community can protect marine and coastal environments.

16 Jun 2016

120 ministers among over one thousand delegates in Nairobi charting course for strong action on sustainable future

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