Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network
A UNU Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development
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As a Regional Center of Expertise on education for sustainable development by the United Nations University, we are part of a coalition of 146 RCEs around the world.
What is a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development? What is the geographic region for ‘Greater Portland’? How is GPSEN supported?
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At the recent SDG Summit, United Nations Secretary-General called for a Decade of Action to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. To support this effort, UN DESA’s Division for SDGs has set up a dedicated online mechanism to mobilize and publish...read more
After years of decline, a spike in air pollution may have taken the lives of almost 10,000 additional Americans over two years. Following a 24% drop between 2009 and 2016, particulate matter air pollution in the U.S. increased 5.5% in 2017 and 2018, according to a new...read more
Greater Portland residents said yes to clean water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and nature close to home by investing $475 million in their regional park system. Results show Metro’s parks and nature bond measure passing with 67 percent of the vote, making it...read more
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