In Kenya, over 70 universities are being called on by the UN Environment Programme and the Kenyan Government to work together and transform their campuses to be the “greenest in the world”. This comes as Strathmore…Read More
New York, 10 July 2019 - Today, networks representing more than 7,000 higher and further education institutions from 6 continents announced that they are declaring a Climate Emergency, and agreed to undertake a…Read More
Musician Shady Rabab had an idea: to get kids off the streets through making musical instruments from plastic waste.
Twelve months after winning the Young Champion of the Earth prize for Africa 2018, his project is…Read More
For centuries, women’s role in science was underplayed. X-rays, environmental movements and even the discovery of dark matter were all thanks to the work of female scientists, yet in most cases they received little…Read More
The 2020 edition of the world’s largest science film festival may soon be coming to your city.
As the United Nations kicks off its Decade of Action on the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations…Read More
Are you stuck in self isolation to help flatten the coronavirus curve? On official quarantine or lockdown? Are you taking on a new role as "home school teacher due to school closures? Here are a few ways to bring…Read More
Nairobi, 22 April 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 crisis, an unprecedented coalition has come together to launch “Earth School,” which provides free, high-quality educational content to help students, parents…Read More
Bangkok, 5 June 2020 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced Alex Rendell as a National Goodwill Ambassador for Thailand.
Alex is an actor and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the…Read More
Every year the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development meets to advance the UN System’s agenda on sustainable development. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) led the discussion on urgent…Read More
Each year, August 12 marks International Youth Day, with this year’s theme being Youth engagement for Global Action. Here, Sylvia Nagginda, the Nnabagereka (Queen) of Buganda, Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan climate…Read More