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New report on climate and growth published

The report "The New Climate Economy - Better Growth, Better Climate" shows the positive impact of climate actions on economic growth. It is caused by technological development going along with the exit from nuclear and fossil-fuel energy. more

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Water Management

World Maritime Day

Our seas and oceans are of vital importance for our climate, human health and food security. The World Maritime Day was created to celebrate the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world’s economy and to focus attention on the importance of the marine environment, maritime security and shipping safety. more

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Nature / Species Protection

Ministry supports unique biodiversity in Costa Rica

The successful cooperation with Costa Rica on climate policy and biological diversity is being further strengthened. The Federal Environment Ministry is supporting a new project geared towards conserving the unique natural habitats and biological diversity of Costa Rica with up to 6 million euro. more


06.10. - 17.10.2014

Press releases

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Nature / Species Protection

The UN city of Bonn has been further strengthened with the IPBES having officially opened its Secretariat on 8 July, 2014.  more

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Chemical safety

The BMUB and the German Chemical Industry Association are working together to develop new methods of measuring chemicals in the human body. more

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Climate Initiative

16 young leaders from developing and newly industrialising countries have successfully completed their research for the International Climate Protection Fellowships. more

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