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  • Kenya: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

    Kenya: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

    Through the use of satellite data, photographs, graphics and site-specific case studies, this 160-page atlas highlights environmental change in Kenya. It looks at the country"s mountains, forests, water bodies and national parks, chronicling the evolution of the country"s environment over the last few decades and the ecological challenges and opportunities facing the country.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Desk Study on the Environment in Iraq

    Desk Study on the Environment in Iraq

    This Desk Study has been prepared by UNEP as a contribution to tackling the immediate post-coflict humanitarian situation in Iraq, and the subsequent rebuilding of the country"s shattered infrastructure, economy and environment. It is intended for a wide audience and includes information likely to be of value to many of the stakeholders involved in shaping the future of Iraq.

  • 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

  • Caribbean Sea/Colombia & Venezuela, Central America & Mexico Giwa Regional assessment 3b, 3c

    Caribbean Sea/Colombia & Venezuela, Central America & Mexico Giwa Regional assessment 3b, 3c

    This report presents the results of the GIWA assessment of the Colombia & Venezuela and Central America & Mexico sub-systems – located in GIWA region 3, the Caribbean Sea. The regional team identified habitat and community modification as the priority concern of both sub-systems. In the Colombia & Venezuela sub-system, coastal habitats are being degraded by a multitude of issues, particularly land-based sources of pollution.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • World Resources 2002-2004 : Decisions for the Earth : Balance, Voice, and Power

    World Resources 2002-2004 : Decisions for the Earth : Balance, Voice, and Power

    World Resources 2002-2004 examines how we make environmental decisions and who makes them, which is the process of environmental goverance. The report argues that better environmental goverence is one of the most direct routes to fairer and more sustainable use of natural resources. Decisions made with greater participation and greater knowledge of natural systems-decisions for the Earth-can help to reverse the loss of forest, the decline of s

  • 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 ...