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Official Twitter account of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Follow our senior leadership: @ErikSolheim & @IbrahimThiaw

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UK government launches plan to curb air pollution> https://t.co/JM9fqTWZ1y
Humankind represents just 0.01% of all life but has destroyed 83% of wild mammals. New study: https://t.co/ICdMFrHPnu
The Galapagos green turtle’s favourite food is jellyfish, but plastic bags look like jellyfish when floating in the ocean.
A turtle-friendly conservation project in the Galapagos is targeting plastic debris to help #BeatPlasticPollution #WorldTurtleDay https://t.co/Lt6XVkq0v1
Happy #IntlBiodiversityDay! Today we celebrate nature's beauty & wonder, and all the people working hard to safeguard it. Much progress has been made, but there’s still much to do. Let’s redouble efforts to preserve Earth, our only home #Biodiversity25Years@CBDNews
From raising awareness about the importance of recycling to encouraging people to use alternative means of transport for clean air, #LetMeBreathe is inspiring change and action against air pollution in India. https://t.co/lMyW9mOieE
These are the costs of inaction against single-use plastic & why the need to is #BeatPlasticPollutionso urgent.
Make a difference for by #WorldEnvironmentDaycleaning our planet with your community 👉 https://t.co/ixkr14kFrJ
Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay!
Join @endangered & celebrate the successes achieved thanks to the Endangered Species Act. https://t.co/zFypHZYzc5#StopExtinction
What does it take to #BeatPlasticPollution?
@deespeak’s message - if you can’t reuse it, refuse it! Learn about #WorldEnvironmentDay here: https://t.co/R9UemxjrId
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Ahead of #WorldEnvironmentDay in India, our Goodwill Ambassador @deespeak got her friends from Bollywood @wizsabbas, @karanjohar, @theaaryankartik, Ranbir Kapoor & to @shahidkapoorgive up their plastic bottles to help ! #BeatPlasticPollution#IIFA2018
“I want to give the wilderness a voice to help highlight what we have before we lose it."
Congrats to UN Environment Patron of the Wilderness @Benfogle on reaching the summit of Mount Everest! https://t.co/U3Ir8I4QxU
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