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UNEP Frontiers 2016 Report: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
The UNEP Frontiers 2016 edition presents six emerging issues. It highlights, for example, that the global significance of the financial sector should not confine itself only to enhancing global economic growth, but also ...
Frontiers 2017: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
This planet and its people face a growing number of challenges. They are as diverse as our cultures and environments, but they can all be tackled through a combination of science, policy and action. The Frontiers 2017 ...
Frontiers 2018/19: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
Every year a network of scientists, experts and institutions across the world work with UN Environment to identify and analyze emerging issues that will have profound effects on our society, economy and environment. The ...
Chapter 6. The Latest Frontier: Exotic Consumerism: Illegal Trade in Live Animals - UNEP Frontiers 2016 Report: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
Great apes and other live animals comprise a highly pro$table and symbolic aspect of the US$23 billion illegal wildlife trade--the fourth most lucrative black market after drugs, people and arms smuggling – and the live ...
Chapter 5. Poisoned Chalice: Toxin Accumulation in Crops in the Era of Climate Change - UNEP Frontiers 2016 Report: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
Extreme climatic conditions reduce yields and increase postharvest losses. They also trigger biophysical reactions in plants in response to environmental stresses. These reactions include concentrating chemical compounds ...