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Press Release:
2010 Top News on the Environment in Asia
Featuring top news reports from twenty countries in the Asia-Pacific region
28 December 2010
2010 Top News on the Environment in Asia - Highlight -
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Hayama, Japan, is pleased to announce the provisional publication of 2010 Top News on the Environment in Asia.

"Top News" is a compilation of important environmental news topics selected by environmental experts from the Asia-Pacific region as well as by international organisations and research institutes from twenty-one countries*1 in the region. This 2010 edition focuses on three topics of "Global Warming", "Biodiversity" and "Sustainable Consumption and Production," which are most critical environment issues in Asia.
 
The completed edition will be published by the end of March 2011 together with the news from other countries. *2

*1 3 organisations: IGES, United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP/ROAP), Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC)
21 countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam
*2  Russia



For enquiries about this press release please contact:

Ms. Eiko Kitamura, Publication Officer
Ms. Megumi Kido, Public Relations Officer

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
2108-11 Kamiyamaguchi, Hayama, Kanagawa, 240-0115 Japan
Tel: +81-46-855-3720 Fax: +81-46-855-3709

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