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Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy
Coastal resources - including fish, minerals and energy - are critical to people, nature and the economy, and are a focus for the emerging sustainable blue economy agenda. Whilst there is no globally agreed definition of ...
Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy - Summary for Policymakers
This report identifies the numerous pathways through which land-based activities generate impacts on coastal resources, acknowledging that they can differ, depending on the location, type, condition and resilience of ...
Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy [Factsheet]
The report draws together an evidence base that demonstrates beyond question the need for enhanced governance coordination between terrestrial activities and marine resources.
Policy Options to Eliminate Additional Marine Plastic Litter By 2050 Under the G20 Osaka Blue Ocean Vision: An International Resource Panel Think Piece
The Osaka Blue Ocean Vision, agreed under the Japanese G20 presidency in 2019, voluntarily commits G20 countries to “reduce additional pollution by marine plastic litter to zero by 2050 through a comprehensive life-cycle ...
Policy Options to Eliminate Additional Marine Plastic Litter By 2050 Under the G20 Osaka Blue Ocean Vision: An International Resource Panel Think Piece [Factsheet]
Plastic litter entering the ocean is increasing, the impacts of plastic pollution on marine and coastal ecosystems are worsening, and our increasing understanding of the negative impacts of plastic pollution on human health ...
Towards Sustainable Production and Use of Resources: Assessing Biofuels - [Factsheet]
Biofuels have received much attention from decision-makers in government and industry, and of the wider public worldwide. As the number of publications devoted to this renewable source of energy is expanding rapidly, it ...
Assessing the environmental impacts of consumption and production: priority products and materials - Factsheet
The assessment report identifies priorities amongst global consumption activities, industrial sectors and materials from primary industries in terms of their environmental impacts and their resource use. This can play a ...
Recycling of ‘Specialty Metals’ Key to Boom in Clean-Tech Sector from Solar and Wind Power to Fuel Cells and Energy Efficient Lighting
Big energy and greenhouse gas savings also possible from upping recycling rates of iron and copper says new UN Environment report
Assessing Mineral Resources in Society: Metal recycling - Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure - Factsheet
Due to increasingly complex products metal recycling in the 21st century is becoming a more challenging business. The report of UNEP’s International Resource Panel on “Metal Recycling – Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure” ...
Assessing Mineral Resources in Society: Metal recycling - Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure - Infographic
A global move to a Product-Centric approach, in which recycling targets specific components of a product and devises ways to separate and recover them, is essential. This report addresses the challenges of recycling ...