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Introduction and Context - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 1
Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ the sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) is an integrated assessment which considers various scienti c perspectives and inputs from across the world in a holistic ...
Bottom-up Initiatives and Participatory Approaches for Outlooks - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 23
This chapter assesses participatory processes and local practices seeking transformed futures and grounds the interventions proposed in Chapter 22 with existing examples. The following sections provide background information ...
A Long-term Vision for 2050 - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 20
In this chapter, we de ne the vision used for the scenario analysis of GEO-6, taking a long-term perspective, beyond 2030. This vision uses the SDGs as an overarching, integrated set of goals and targets to start from, ...
Environmental Challenges in the MENA Region
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2020)
This paper summarizes the core environmental challenges in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region. It is an adapted and extended version of the Environmental Outlook for the West Asia Region (Abumoghli I. 2019), published ...
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure: Build Resilient Infrastructure, Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization, and Foster Innovation
Goal 9 explores not only opportunities to improve transport but also those in industry, innovation, and other types of infrastructure.
Life On Land: Protect, Restore, and Promote Sustainable Use of Terrestrial Ecosystems, Sustainably Manage Forests, Combat Desertification, Halt and Reverse Land Degradation, and Halt Biodiversity Loss.
Human activity can have a detrimental effect on forests and other parts of the environment, and Goal 15 pledges to reduce or reverse these consequences to provide a more viable ecological platform for sustainable development.
Life Below Water: Conserve and Sustainably Use the Oceans, Seas, and Marine Resources for Sustainable Development
Almost 90 percent of global marine fish stocks are now fully exploited or overfished, and wild capture fisheries struggle without sound regulatory frameworks and strong enforcement. The status of marine biodiversity is ...
Zero Hunger: End hunger, Achieve Food Security and Improved Nutrition, and Promote Sustainable Agriculture
Undernourishment declined globally from 19 percent to 11 percent in the past quarter century, while child stunting fell from 40 percent to 23 percent. But populations and food demand continue to grow, especially in South ...
Scaling up Collaborative Action under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part V
Part V places the insights generated in Parts I-IV within the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, focusing on opportunities for collaborative action to achieve the sound management of chemicals and ...
Compilation of Illustrative Examples Received in the Preparation Phase of Manuals on Green and Sustainable Chemistry
These examples originally were meant to complement the previously submitted best practices. However, they have come to serve as powerful reference for the 10 objectives and guiding considerations (Figure 1) around which ...