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South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn
...ctober 2003 expressed their willingness to draft a treaty
for the sustainable management of the Pantanal wetland. "The challenge now is to translate this will into action." ...
UN environmental agency steps up battle against marine pollution
... Nations environmental agency and an international treaty
body controlling hazardous wastes. The Memorandum of Understanding, signed last week in Nairobi, Kenya, by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Seas Programme and the Secretariat of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movemen...
Atmospheric ozone recovering in mid-latitudes, report shows
...emicals phased out by the global Montreal Protocol treaty
and its amendments and to changes in atmospheric t...Protocol, enacted in 1987, and its amendments. The treaty
phased out the use of ozone-depleting chemicals, including chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) emitted from s...
Renewed dolphin slaughter prompts new campaign
...ng the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the treaty
organization that regulates the hunting of the great whale species. ...
Scientists map air pollution using corn grown in US fields
...ns. The United States signed the protocol, but the treaty
has not been ratified by the U.S. Senate. "Many nations are facing increasing pressure to monitor and regulate the release of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel sources to limit greenhouse gas warming," said James Randerson, associate professor of Ea...