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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2017

Environment

Gland, Switzerland, 12 September 2013 – As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organisations, including IUCN. The partnership, named ‘United for Wildlife’, is a long-term commitment to tackle global threats to the world’s natural resources, including illegal wildlife trade.... »
a39thumb LONDON: The 20 biggest world economies today agreed in St Petersburg, Russia to use the resources of the Montreal Protocol to get rid of a significant group of super greenhouse gases (GHG). The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomes a landmark statement and encourages all countries to join the G20 in supporting a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol – the international ozone treaty.   After a summer... »
Nairobi, 06 September 2013 – The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has made new senior appointments to head the Secretariats that support the phasing out of ozone-depleting substances. Following an international selection process, Ms. Tina Birbili was announced as the new Executive Secretary to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, and Mr. Eduardo Ganem as... »
a40thumb The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has so far approved $900 million in assistance for livelihood restoration, infrastructure reconstruction climate resilience initiatives in communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, as well as budget support to the Government of the Philippines. In addition to the loans and grants already approved by the ADB Board of Directors, up to $150 million from ongoing projects can also be reallocated to support conditional cash transfers, infrastructure... »