Cote d’Ivoire national football team star and captain of Manchester City FC, Yaya Toure and footballers at a World Cup qualifier match between Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco will make a strong statement against the illegal killings of elephants in Africa on Saturday 7th September 2013 - in support of global efforts to stop the illegal trade in wildlife, championed by the United Nations and partners.
Football Star Yaya Toure Flies the Flag for the Survival of African Elephants At World Cup Qualifie
UN Secretary-General Appoints New Leadership for Ozone Convention and Financial Mechanism
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has made new senior appointments to head the Secretariats that support the phasing out of ozone-depleting substances.
Following an international selection process, Ms. Tina Birbili was announced as the new Executive Secretary to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, and Mr. Eduardo Ganem as the Chief Officer of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol.
Japan Tornado: Dozens Injured In Saitama
A tornado has ripped through parts of eastern Japan, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and destroying buildings.
Global Warming Slowdown Data Sought in UN Climate Report
Rising levels of acids in seas may endanger marine life, says study
Experts claim current rate of change is likely to be more than 10 times faster than it has ever been in Earth's history.
Rapidly rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are causing a potential catastrophe in our oceans as they become more acidic, scientists have warned.
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