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    • 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 ...
    • Economic Analysis of mangrove forests: a case study in Gazi Bay, Kenya 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2011)
      This study was undertaken as part of UNEP efforts of promoting forests as a significant green economy asset for Kenya. Forests should be taken into account when calculating the national accounts because the global rush for ...
    • Farming the flow: innovative approaches to understand, protect and value ecosystem services across linked habitats 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2010)
      This publication presents a framework for an understanding of the connectivity between tropical coastal ecosystems (including mangroves, seagrasses and coral reefs) ac- ross environmental, economic, social, and management ...
    • Integrated assessment of black carbon and tropospheric ozone: summary for decision makers 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2011)
      This document summarizes findings and conclusions of the assessment report: Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone. The assessment looks into all aspects of anthropogenic emissions of black carbon ...
    • Mangroves of Western and Central Africa 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2007)
      This report presents new spatial data for mangrove area coverage in West Africa, and brings together for the first time information on the uses of mangroves, current drivers of change and threats to mangroves at the national ...
    • Sri Lanka post-tsunami environmental assessment 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2005)
      The Tsunami disaster of the 26th December 2004 was the worst natural calamity to have befallen Sri Lanka since historical times. It caused the loss of tens of thousands of lives, property and livelihood damage costing many ...
    • The importance of mangroves to people: a call to action 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2014)
      Mangroves are a type of tropical forest, uniquely positioned at the dynamic interface of land and sea. They are found along coasts and estuaries throughout the tropics and subtropics and are capable of thriving in salt water