This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.
The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts
The 9th International Convention on Environment and Development will be held in Havana, Cuba on July 8-12, 2013, under the slogan “urge a major change for the future we want”. The convention, which is aimed at researchers, decision-makers, teachers, specialists, managers, entrepreneurs, and the general public, started in 1997, five years after the landmark United Nations “Conference [...]
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is now accepting applicants for the new online course on “Climate Change Adaptation, Loss and Damage”.
The five week long Climate Change Adaptation, Loss and Damage course will run from June 3 to Juny 7, 2013. This course aims to facilitate international negotiations, public sector work, and diplomatic engagement [...]
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Dresden University of Technology, through the UNEP/UNESCO/BMU International Training Programme on Environmental Management, is now accepting applications for the 37th International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries.
This 6-month course covers environmental management as an integrated interdisciplinary field. The broad curriculum is organized in modules comprising issues of global sustainable development, environmental [...]
The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington DC-based environmental organisation, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal Cleanup, with cigarette butts topping the list. More than 10 million pounds of debris was collected globally, more than 769,000 pounds collected in California alone.
The most common items found during the cleanup:
1. Cigarettes/Cigarette Filters: 2,117,931
2. Food [...]
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KINGSTON (JIS) — Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has assured that all necessary environmental measures are being considered, as the Government moves forward with development plans for the Global Logistics Hub initiative.
“The environmental issues arising are critical and the Cabinet has reaffirmed the decision that all of this will have [...]