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Press Release Pascal source codeJamaica Scotiabank Mobilizes Labour Day Volunteers for Coastal Clean-Up
Mobilizing Labour Day volunteers at four different sites, Scotiabank joined today with UNEP-CEP and other partners to once again clean up the Jamaican coastline
Press ReleaseExperts Explore New Ways to Protect Marine Mammals
Regional Experts Explore New Dimensions in Marine Mammal Conservation During a Three Day Consultation to Map Critical Marine Mammal Habitats.
Press ReleaseCaribbean Governments Gain New Legal Weapon In Combat Against Marine Pollution
In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the world’s largest accidental marine oil spill, countries from the States and Territories bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico recently demonstrated their political commitment to the protection of the marine environment from land-based sources and activities, by bringing into force the Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Protocol, known as LBS.
Press Release Octet StreamRegional Government pollution experts meet in panama
Over 50 pollution control experts from 27 countries of the Wider Caribbean gather today (Monday 24th May) in Panama City at the invitation of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP CEP) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Press Release chemical/x-pdbRegional Agreement on Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources Imminent
Outlook Optimistic at Panama Meeting
Press ReleaseCaribbean Races toward Regional Milestone to Combat Marine Pollution
The accelerated progress towards further regional action in the protection of our Sea is timely and necessary. Now that Guyana is likely to become the eighth country of the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR)i to accede to the Protocol concerning Pollution from land-based sources and activities, commonly known as the LBS Protocol, the United Nations Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP) is confident that the ninth and final ratification needed for the LBS Protocol to enter into force is not far behind.
Press ClipFrom Kigali to Haiti - People around the planet gear up for World Environment Day
Kigali/Nairobi/Worldwide, 26 May 2010 -From Hollywood stars to schoolchildren, millions of people on every continent will take action for the planet on 5 June for World Environment Day.