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    • Children and Ozzy Ozone 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2015-08-09)
      Children need to know about ozone depletion and its consequences because for as long as the ozone layer remains depleted, they need to protect themselves from excess UV radiation and practice "safe sun" behaviour. Also, ...
    • Development of an Awareness Raising Toolkit for Managing Mercury Waste at Household and Community Level: Summary Report 

      United Nations Environment Programme; China, Ministry of Environmental Protection (2011)
      The project aims to develop an awareness raising toolkit for safely managing mercury waste generated at household and community level, and promote the awareness of mercury waste management through ordinary households and ...
    • Driving Conservation through Sustainable Tourism Enterprises: Sectoral Business Condition Brief 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Development Programme; United Nations Office for Project Services (2016)
      To protect biodiversity, we need to create alternative economic opportunities for the people who depend on the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. Biodiversity is the foundation of human well-being and prosperity. At the ...
    • GEO-6 for Business 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2020)
      The newly launched Global Environment Outlook for Business briefs look at the GEO findings through a business lens. Written ‘by business for business’, the briefs bring the science of the GEO to the business community to ...
    • GEO-6 Key Messages 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2019-07)
      As an outcome of the negotiation meeting of the summary for policymakers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook, held in Nairobi from 21 to 24 January 2019, the Bureau of the meeting was requested to finalize a “key ...
    • Green Economy: Briefing Paper: Trade 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2012)
      Trade has the potential to drive a green economy by fostering the exchange of environmentally friendly goods and services, increasing resource efficiency, generating economic opportunities and employment, and contributing ...
    • Growing in Circles: Climate-ready, Resilient, Resource-Efficient and Equitable Cities 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2019)
      Twenty years after the first Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, UNEP launched the Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities (GI-REC), with the goal of applying integrated approaches and analyses such as urban ...
    • A Guide to Cooperation on the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2004)
      This short booklet briefly outlines various concrete and practical ways of achieving the desired synergies. It is based on a series of regional and sub-regional workshops organized by UNEP for convention focal points.
    • Protecting Seagrass through Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Community Guide 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2020)
      This document explores the ways in which community groups could use Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) to run a seagrass conservation project. It outlines the requirements of running a project and include best practice ...
    • Regional Seas Strategic Directions (2017-2020) - Regional Seas Studies Series No.201 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2016)
      The Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans adopted the next Regional Seas Strategic Directions (2017-2020) at the 17th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Actions Plans in Istanbul, Turkey, 20-22 October ...
    • Responsible Property Investment: Similar Aims, Different Manifestation – An Article by UNEP Finance Initiative’s Property Working Group 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2009)
      This article prepared by UNEP FI’s Property Working Group, presents the essential differences between Responsible Investment (RI) in asset classes and in direct property. This practical note should help investors apprehend ...
    • Restoring the Ecological Foundation for Food Security: A Soil Organic Matter Perspective - Policy Brief 12 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2013)
      Food security globally is highly dependent on crop production, which has been subjected to increasing pressures emanating from both an increasing demand for food and a deteriorating health of the agricultural ecosystem. ...
    • Sailing Towards a Plastic-free Ocean: Project Report 

      Japan Agency for MarineEarth Science and Technology; United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2020)
      The Sailing Towards a Plastic-Free Ocean project had two primary aims: (1) to conduct marine plastic pollution research, and (2) to educate the next generation of ocean leaders.
    • Sustainable Lifestyles: Options & Opportunities in the Workplace 

      United Nations Environment Programme; One Earth (2018)
      The set of actions presented can support employees and customers to enhance sustainability in their daily lives. The target audience is urban workplaces (and the organizations that work with them) that are developing ...