In 1994, with the support of the Europe Commission, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) launched the Eco-Schools program. Since 2003, the program has been identified by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a model initiative for…
Global Environmental Education Partnership
The Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) was launched in April of 2014. The purpose of the GEEP is to provide a platform for environment agencies to exchange best practices in environment education…
Electronic Waste Management
Since 2011, the International E-Waste Management Network (IEMN) has worked to address the negative impacts of e-waste by strengthening global environmentally sound management capacities. The IEMN provides a platform for environmental officials to exchange information and…
Climate Change Adaptation
The Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPAT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) jointly hosted the 2014 Pan Pacific Partnership on Climate Change Adaptation International Conference from September 30 to October 2, 2014.
Mercury is a naturally occurring element widely found throughout the environment. Industrial activities, such as power generation from coal-fired power plants, incineration of waste, and metal processing, emit mercury into the atmosphere,
Contaminated Site Remediation
Soils and water are fundamental to our daily lives. We grow crops in soil and irrigate them with water. Since most readily available fresh water is found in the ground, soil contamination and groundwater contamination are two sides of the same coin.
Environmental Law Enforcement
Strong environmental laws that protect our natural resources and safeguard our health must be complemented by effective enforcement. To establish an enforcement regime that effectively detects, corrects, and deters violations requires thoughtful strategies….