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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.
    • 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 survey of methods for analysing groundwater Recharge in arid and semi-arid region 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      This publication is a compilation of methods that have been used for analysing groundwater recharge in arid and semi-arid regions around the world. Some of these are direct methods, such as the soil moisture budget by ...
    • A trip with drip the water drop 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2005)
      A learning-by-doing workbook on water for children, 'A Trip with the Drip - The Water Drop, is a colourful workbook and CD contain basic facts, and other interesting information.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Air and Water Pollution: Sources of Information and Bibliography 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 1989)
      This bibliography covers the preliminary aspects of information gathering, the policy and legal aspects of decision-making, and the technical choices regarding treatment and disposal. Within each topic a selection of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Annexes - Measuring Progress: Water-related Ecosystems and the SDGs 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2023-03)
      This document includes: Annex A. Environment-related SDG targets, indicators, and relevant sub-indicators in the SDG Global Indicator Framework; Annex B. The SDG Regional Groupings; Annex C. Socio-economic and environmental ...
    • Atlas of international freshwater agreements 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      Water is one of the most widely shared resources on the planet, and the most vital for human survival after oxygen. It has a capacity to unite people that share a source of water, or to incite conflict among them as they ...
    • Becoming #GenerationRestoration: Ecosystem Restoration for People, Nature and Climate 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2021)
      We can no longer deny that we are a part of our environment, which we are degrading at an alarming rate. In order to embark on a more sustainable pathway, we need both to conserve and restore ecosystems. This report makes ...
    • Biofuels Vital Graphics: Powering a Green Economy 

      United Nations Environment Programme; GRID-Arendal (2011)
      Issues related to biofuels are complex and interconnected: they require solid planning and balancing of objectives and trade-offs. Safeguards are needed and special emphasis should be given to options that help mitigate ...
    • Bracing for Superbugs: Strengthening Environmental Action in the One Health Response to Antimicrobial Resistance 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2023-02)
      For decades antimicrobials have contributed to the reduction of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants, saving lives and increasing productivity. Their effectiveness is now in jeopardy. Antimicrobial resistance ...
    • Caribbean Environment Outlook 

      United Nations Environment Programme (, 1999)
      The Caribbean Environment Outlook (CEO) is part of a UNEP project to produce state of the environment assessments for the countries of the Caribbean, Western Indian Ocean and Pacific Islands. The objective of the CEO is ...
    • Carpathians Environment Outlook, 2007 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2007)
      This publication is an integrated assessment on the state of, and trend related to, the environment of the Carpathian Mountains.
    • Chapter 1: Background - Measuring Progress: Water-related Ecosystems and the SDGs 

      Coppens, Ludgarde; El Gemayel, Therese (United Nations Environment Programme, 2023-03)
      The Measuring Progress series explores the relationship between environmental indicators and economic or social indicators. In this report, data availability for one thematic area was considered to further explore possible ...
    • Chapter 2: The state of the environment - Measuring Progress: Water-related Ecosystems and the SDGs 

      El Gemayel, Therese; Zhang,Jinhua; Corliss, Mia; Billot, Matthew; Marques, Tomas; Harris, Rebecca; Morgado, Maria; Rippel, Tyler; Gaetani, Francesco; Neme, Javier; Mohamed, Abdelmenam; AL-Jubouri, Miraq; Sebukeera, Charles; Simotwo, Harrison (United Nations Environment Programme, 2023-03)
      This chapter aims to showcase the progress in data availability in relation to specified SDG indicators. The purpose is not to explain why indicators’ trends are increasing or decreasing. The change in category (that is, ...