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Powering a Global Green New Deal

Business for the Environment Summit brings together hundreds of key business leaders to discuss green solutions Paris, 15 April 2009 - More than 700 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations and government are set to meet at the Business for the Environment Global Summit in Paris on 22-23 April to discuss ways of powering green growth around the globe. The event, now in its third year, is the world's leading international conference for business-driven action for the environment.

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West African States agree on urgent conservation measures to save the world's largest terrestrial mammal

Bonn, 9 April 2009 - At the first meeting of the signatories to the CMS agreement to conserve West African populations of the African Elephant, governments and international conservation bodies agreed on steps to stop the depletion and the loss of their habitat. Representatives of 13 West African countries as well as wildlife agencies attended the meeting in Accra, Ghana on 30-31 March 2009. A joint meeting of representatives from CMS and the CITES programme MIKE (Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants) also took place the following day in Accra.

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DHL Express Demonstrates Green Commitment with Special Shipment for UNEP
Barack Obama launches climate forum to help seal the deal in Copenhagen
Collapse of Ice Bridge puts Antarctic ice shelf in peril
Business Ready to Work on Building the Low-Carbon Economy
Remarks by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner At the Opening of the UN-Habitat 22nd Governing Council
Billion Tree Campaign passes three billion mark
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