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  • The Role of Supply Chains in Addressing the Global Seafood Crisis

    The Role of Supply Chains in Addressing the Global Seafood Crisis

    This publication provides guidance to the various stakeholders in the fisheries sector on the tools and actions necessary to address the challenges contributing to the global food crisis. The document reviews the complexities surrounding the current decline, and in some cases collapse, of global fish stocks.

  • Vital Forest Graphics 2009

    Vital Forest Graphics 2009

    Forests are not only important for the 1.6 billion people who depend on them for their livelihoods, but for the world’s population at large. Forests play a critical role in the Earth’s life support system, including global carbon and hydrological cycles. To help communicate the value of forests to policy-makers and the wider public, three United Nations organizations/entities UNEP, FAO and UNFF joined efforts to analyse, synthesize

  • Plant for the Planet : The Billion Tree Campaign

    Plant for the Planet : The Billion Tree Campaign

    This publication can introduce but a fraction of the energy and results inspired by the Campaign. It is intended to convey the range of partners moved to action: from children to giant corporations, from womens groups to technocrats, dancers to diplomats, farmers to national governments. Trees are more significant than many of us might imagine. They commemorate births and lives lived. They beautify slums, farms and grand avenues. They provide ...

  • Sowing the Seeds of Change: An Environmental and Sustainable Tourism Teaching Pack for the Hospitality Industry (English & French)

    Sowing the Seeds of Change: An Environmental and Sustainable Tourism Teaching Pack for the Hospitality Industry (English & French)

    "Sowing the Seeds of Change" An Environmental and Sustainable Tourism Teaching Pack for the Hospitality Industry is a newly revised version of the teaching pack edition published in 2001. The teaching pack has been complemented by a series of tools that UNEP has developed in partnership during the past years to provide technical assistance to the industry. This is a joint initiative for the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Tec

  • Togu et les arbres de vie

    Togu et les arbres de vie

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Togu y los arboles de la vida

    Togu y los arboles de la vida

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Sustainability Criteria for Fisheries Subsidies : Options for the WTO and Beyond

    Sustainability Criteria for Fisheries Subsidies : Options for the WTO and Beyond

    Inappropriate subsidies contribute to widespread overfishing and to the distortion of trade in fisheries products. Current negotiations in the WTO aim to address this problem through binding new subsidies rules, but some fisheries subsidies will undoubtedly continue to be used for years to come.Jointly commissioned by WWF and UNEP, this paper — Sustainability criteria for fisheries subsidies: Options for the WTO and beyond &m

  • Eastern Equatorial Pacific

    Eastern Equatorial Pacific

    This report presents the assessment of the GIWA Eastern Equatorial Pacific region, which includes parts of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. Pollution in the Southwest Mexico sub-system, freshwater shortage in the Central Equatorial Pacific sub-system, and the unsustainable exploitation of fish and other living resources in the Pacific Colombian sub-system were considered as the priority concerns. The roo

  • Humboldt Current

    Humboldt Current

    This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Humboldt Current region, located along western South America, stretching from the Ecuadorian-Colombian border to the south of Chile. The world’s largest upwelling area, supporting highly productive fisheries, is located within the boundaries of the region. The economy of the region is primarily based on fisheries, agriculture, oil-related industry, mining and maritime transport. As a result

  • Mekong River

    Mekong River

    This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Mekong River region which comprises parts of Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Rapid economic development and population growth are increasing the demand for water, energy and food, necessitating more hydro-dams, the intensification of agricultural and fisheries production, and higher rates of deforestation. The resultant transboundary environmental changes, particularly to

  • Non-timber forest products in Uganda : UNEP-WCMC Biodiversity Series No. 18

    Non-timber forest products in Uganda : UNEP-WCMC Biodiversity Series No. 18

    This report describes a new map-based approach to defining areas best suited for NTFP commercialization. Uganda is used as a case study. As one of the most rapidly growing economies in Africa, its rich natural heritage highlights the conflict between national development efforts and the need for a globally responsible approach to biodiversity conservation.

  • Oyashio Current

    Oyashio Current

    This report presents the results of the GIWA assessment of the Oyashio Current region – one of the most productive waters in East Asia. Changes in the hydrological cycle and ocean circulation have affected the productivity of the fisheries whilst overfishing has depleted commercial fish stocks. The past and present status and future prospects are assessed, and the prioritised issues traced back to their root causes. Policy recommendation

  • Seamounts Deep-Sea Coral and Fisheries : Regional Seas Report and Studies No 183

    Seamounts Deep-Sea Coral and Fisheries : Regional Seas Report and Studies No 183

    Seamounts, deep-sea corals and fisheries - an ubiquitous ocean floor feature, a key marine ecosystem, and an important human activity: together they have created one of the most critical ocean issues. The report reveals the global scale of the vulnerability of habitat-forming stony corals on seamounts, and that of associated marine biodiversity and assemblages, to the impacts of trawling, especially in areas beyond national jurisdiction. It pr

  • Togu and the Trees of Life

    Togu and the Trees of Life

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Adding values to livestock diversity. Marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

    Adding values to livestock diversity. Marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

    FAO Animal Production and Health Papers # 168Many local livestock breeds and minor species are in decline and may be lost because they cannot compete with high-yielding exotic breeds. Conserving these breeds is important: many have unique traits, such as hardiness and disease resistance, that are vital for future livestock production. One way to help ensure their survival may be to sell products from these breeds to high-value, speciali

  • Forests for People : Community Rights and Forest Tenure Reform

    Forests for People : Community Rights and Forest Tenure Reform

    In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them . This book assesses the experience of what appears to be a new international trend that has substantially increased the share of the world's forests under community administration. Based on research in over 30 communities in selected countries in Asia (India, Nepal, Philippines, Laos, Indonesia), Africa ...

  • Promising African plants

    Promising African plants

    This full-colour publication highlights 25 promising African plants, a selection from 10 years PROTA programme.    They include vegetables (e.g. spider plant, roselle, African eggplant), cereals and pulses (e.g. African rice, tef, bambara groundnut), dyes and tannins (e.g. dye-sorghum, n’galama, turmeric), vegetable oils (e.g. Allanblackia, shea butter tree), timbers (e.g. alstonia, moabi, African whitewood) and medicinal plants (e.g. endod, ...