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Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based Solutions
The impact of air pollution on human heath represents a serious public health crisis across Asia and the Pacific. Fewer than 8 per cent of the region’s people are exposed to levels of air pollution that do not pose a ...
Protected Planet Report 2018: Tracking Progress Towards Global Targets for Protected Areas
Based on the world’s most up to date records in the World Database on Protected Areas, managed jointly by UNEP-WCMC and IUCN, the report confirms that almost 15% of the earth’s land surface and inland waters, and just above ...
Protected Planet Report 2016: How Protected Areas Contribute to Achieving Global Targets for Biodiversity
The report underscores the importance of protected areas in sustaining the functions and values of natural ecosystems as well as the needs of human society. It highlights the nature-based solutions that protected areas ...
Protected Planet National Technical Series: Republic of Korea
The aim of the report is to assess the status of the protected area network of the Republic of Korea and propose priorities for expansion to support the implementation of international and national biodiversity targets.
Adapting for a Green Economy: Companies, Communities and Climate Change - A Caring for Climate Report
This report is a resource for companies with a national, regional or global reach that are interested in increasing their strategic focus on adaptation in developing countries where they have operations, supply chains, ...
Environmental Sustainability in Asia: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals - Series 2 Cambodia
This edition of the Environmental Sustainability in Asia Publication Series reflects the progress, challenges and opportunities of the seven principal themes in Cambodia, highlighting good practices in a wide variety of ...
Creating a Sustainable Food Future: A Menu of Solutions to Feed nearly 10 billion People by 2050 - Synthesis Report
The report focuses on technical opportunities and policies for cost-effective scenarios for meeting food, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions goals in 2050 in ways that can also help to alleviate poverty and do not ...
Zero Carbon Latin America and the Caribbean: The opportunity, cost and benefits of the coupled decarbonization of the power and transport sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean
This report shows that the transformational change needed to meet the Paris Agreement and reach net zero emissions by mid-century can be critically supported by coupling the decarbonization of the power and transport ...
The ABC for Sustainable Cities: A Glossary for Policy Makers
The ABC for Sustainable Cities aims to bring clarity on this. Rather than providing a single univocal definition of what is a “Sustainable City”, it brings together key elements of it by compiling terms and concepts from ...
Tackling Global Challenges through Triangular Cooperation: Achieving Sustainable Development and Eradicating Poverty through the Green Economy
This two-part volume is the joint work of an international team of experts and contains essays on triangular cooperation.