Tag Archives: UNEP

Celebrating 40 Years of Global Action for Migratory Animals

Sunday, 23 June marks the 40th anniversary of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), also known as the “Bonn Convention” after the city in which it was signed. It is the only global treaty dealing with the conservation of migratory species and their habitats across the world, including birds, whales, dolphins, sharks, elephants, antelopes, and …

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SPNL Show Best Practices at South-South Development Expo

  Director of SPNL Assad Serhal has stressed the importance of Lebanon participation in the First Arab States Regional South-South Development EXPO which aims to enrich the international continued dialogue on sustainable development before and after 2015. The Expo that was held in Doha February 18-20, 2014 was of high significance by which it provided opportunities to demonstrate solutions and …

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Traditional Cultures Can Show Wasteful World How to Preserve Food

Ahead of World Environment Day, UNEP Showcases Methods such as Condensing Cows, Storing Seabirds in Sealskins and Freeze-Drying Potatoes in the Open Air   From condensing the meat of whole cow to the size of a human fist, to preserving seabirds in sealskins, there are hundreds of ways in which traditional cultures can teach the wasteful developed world how to …

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