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    • 10 years after Rio: the UNEP assessment - executive summary 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      This report documents industry's progress unfinished business and future challenge in implementing agenda 21.
    • 2014 United Nations List of Protected Areas 

      Deguignet M., Juffe-Bignoli D., Harrison J., MacSharry B., Burgess N. D. & Kingston N. (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2014)
      The United Nations List of Protected Areas has its origins in the recognition of the importance by the United-Nations of the “national parks and equivalent reserves” for the conservation of the Earth’s natural places and ...
    • 2018 United Nations List of Protected Areas: Supplement on protected area management effectiveness 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2018)
      The United Nations List of Protected Areas (hereafter referred to as ‘the UN List’) is a list of terrestrial, coastal and marine protected areas designated by governments around the world. Since its initial publication in ...
    • 21 Issues for the 21st century: results of the UNEP foresight process on emerging environmental issues 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2012)
      The UNEP foresight report contains a description of the 21 emerging environmental issues identified through the UNEP Foresight Process. The process resulted in a list of 21 emerging environmental issues tagged 21 Issues ...
    • A handbook for the indigenous and community conserved areas registry 

      United Nations Environment Programme; UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2010)
      Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs) are a globally significant type of managed areas governed by local or indigenous communities for conservation and cultural purposes. Their contributions to biodiversity ...
    • Africa : Atlas of Our Changing Environment 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2008)
      This Atlas underscores the importance of developing, harnessing and sharing technologies that help provide deeper understanding of the dynamics of the changes. The words and pictures within these pages also serve as a vivid ...
    • Africa Environment Outlook 2: our Environment, our wealth 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2006)
      The main focus of the AEO-2 report is on sustainable livelihoods and the environment. The report profiles Africa's environmental resources as assets for the continent's development. It highlights the potential of the ...
    • Africa Environment Outlook 3: our environment, our health 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2013)
      The Third Africa Environment Outlook (AEO-3), analyses the importance of, and interlinkages between, health and environment and the opportunities and synergies that might be derived from intensified collaboration between ...
    • Africa Environment Tracking: issues and developments 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2005)
      When the first Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) report was presented to the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) in 2002 it was adopted by the Ministers as a tool for African policy makers to use in the ...
    • Africa Mountains Atlas 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2014)
      The mountains of Africa provide water and food, rich biodiversity, recreational areas and serve as important centres of cultural integrity and heritage. However, Africa faces growing challenges in ensuring the sustainable ...
    • African Environment Outlook-3 (AEO-3) - Summary for policy makers 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 2013)
      The current issue (AEO-3) focuses on the linkages between environment and health, largely because of the recognition that environmental factors contribute about 28 per cent of Africa's disease burden. This disease burden ...
    • African Environment Outlook: integrated environmental assessment reporting 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2001)
      The Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) Integrated Assessment Report Project is a collaborative initiative between the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) and the United Nations Environment Programme ...
    • An assessment of the status of the worlds remaining closed forests 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2001)
      Forests provide a variety of socioeconomic and ecological goods and services. During the last two decades forests have attracted unprecedented global attention. Numerous international conferences, conventions and agreements ...
    • Analyzing Environmental Trends using Satellite Data: Selected Cases 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2004)
      An analysis of recent and historical satellite imagery collected over the past forty years was carried out for Lake chad in West Africa, the Sundarbans along the India-Bangladesh border, Papua in Indonesia, the Paranaense ...
    • Appendices. Decent Work in Nature-based Solutions - A Biennial Global Report on Work and Employment in the Emerging Nature Conservation and Restoration Economy 

      International Labour Organization; United Nations Environment Programme; International Union for Conservation of Nature (2022-12)
      NbS are increasingly seen as a way to meet the objectives of several global agreements and can be central to a just transition – if the right mix of just transition policies are implemented. But there is currently no ...
    • The Arabian Deserts: The Everlasting Giving and the Challenge of Desertification 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (2007)
      The book describes the natural forms and shapes of the Arabian deserts and their resources and highlights their spiritual, cultural and economic importance and significance. It also addresses some of the environmental, ...
    • Are you a green leader? Business and biodiversity making the case for a lasting solution 

      United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2010)
      Produced jointly between UNEP-WCMC and UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, this document reviews the business case for biodiversity
    • Asia Protected Planet Report 2014: Tracking progress towards targets for protected areas in Asia 

      United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2014)
      This report assesses progress towards the achievement of elements of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 in 24 selected countries in East Asia, South Asia and South-east Asia. These are referred to as the “Asia Region” throughout ...
    • Asia-Pacific Environment Outlook 2 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 2001)
      This report analyzes the state of changes of environment and natural resources that took place over the last hundred years. Time series data on land, forest, biodiversirv, water, marine and atmosphere revealed the alarming ...
    • Assessing Environmental Impacts: A Global Review of Legislation 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2018)
      This report provides an overview of the current status of national legislation and institutional arrangements of relevance to EIAs and SEAs across the globe, as well as emerging issues and trends. It does this primarily ...