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UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.

United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
MARICULTURE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Mariculture in the Mediterranean

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
This Technical Report deals with marine aquaculture and in particular intensive fish farming, which has shown a large expansion in most of the Mediterranean countries over the last 10 years. This rapid increase has caused conflicts with other activities in the coastal zone and raised significant ...
INVENTORIES PCBs & NINE PESTICIDES

Inventories of PCBs and Nine Pesticides

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
This document outlines the major courses of accumulation of pesticides in the Mediterranean region and provides general comments regarding the uses of these chemical substances. It constitutes a milestone that would enable the Mediterranean countries to prepare their inventories of Polychlorinate...
GDLNS SEWAGE TREATMENT & DISPOSAL

Guidelines on Sewage Treatment and Disposal for the Mediterranean Region

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
This document deals with the overall management of the wastewater sanitation system, and particularly with the problem of wastewater treatment and disposal. It has been developed as a basis for a common approach throughout the Mediterranean region. This is a bilingual publication, in English and ...
GDLNS ENVIRO INSPECTION SYSTEM

Guidelines on Environmental Inspection Systems for the Mediterranean Region

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
These proposed guidelines are intended to help countries in the Mediterranean region to establish environmental inspection systems or to review existing ones. In this respect, the guidelines are designed to act as a framework insofar as possible, taking into account the situation in the various c...
GDLNS FOR THE APPLICAT BEST ENVIRO

Guidelines for the Application of Best Environmental Practices (BEPs) for the Rational Use of Fertilisers and the Reduction of Nutrient Loss from Agriculture for the Mediterranean Region

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
The aim of these guidelines is, starting from the characteristics of the Mediterranean Action Plan countries agricultural systems and the environmental problems related to the use of fertilizers in agriculture, to identify and review a full set of Best Environmental Practices.
GDLNS FOR THE APPLICAT BEST AVAIL

Guidelines for the Application of Best Available Techniques (BATs) and Best Environmental Practices (BEPs) in Industrial Sources of BOD, Nutrients and Suspended Solids for the Mediterranean Region

Series:
MAP Technical Reports
31 Dec 2004
This document presents guidelines for the application of best available techniques, best environmental practices and cleaner production in general in the major industrial sources of BOD, nutrients and suspended solids of the Mediterranean countries. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the enviro...
GEO-3 SCENARIOS 2002/03 QUANTIF

GEO-3 Scenarios 2002-2003

Quantification and Analysis of Environmental Impacts

Series:
Early Warning and Assessment Technical Report
10 Dec 2004
UNEP’s third Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-3) emphasizes that the next 30 years will be as crucial as the past 30 for shaping the future of the environment. It uses four scenarios to explore what the future could be, depending on different policy approaches. This technical report provides bac...
NATURAL ALLIES UNEP & CIVIL SOC

Natural Allies

UNEP and Civil Society

31 Dec 2004
The planet’s ecosystems are facing unprecedented challenges. Every ecological problem, which the Earth Summit in 1992 addressed, has worsened. Reversing global environmental declines demands the full and effective participation of all sectors of society. Natural Allies provides a clear picture of...
CLOUD FOREST AGENDA

Cloud Forest Agenda

Series:
UNEP-WCMC Biodiversity
23 Feb 2007
The Cloud Forest Agenda report is designed to stimulate new initiatives and partnerships for the conservation and restoration of tropical cloud forests around the world. It provides global maps of cloud forests, alongside information on their biodiversity and watershed importance, a regional anal...
FRESHWATER IN EUROPE FACTS FIGUR

Freshwater in Europe

Facts, Figures and Maps

10 Dec 2004
This publication is an overview, through a set of graphics, maps and other illustrations, on the state of Freshwater in Europe and Central Asia. Few Europeans suffer from important shortages of water and poor water quality experienced by people in many other parts of the world. However, water res...
COLD WATER CORAL REEFS OUT OF SIG

Cold-water Coral Reefs

Out of Sight - No Longer Out of Mind

Series:
UNEP-WCMC Biodiversity
10 Dec 2004
This document presents a comprehensive and up-to-date compilation of information and data on marine cold-water coral reefs from around the world. It describes the various cold-water coral reef ecosystems and associations together with their known and potential worldwide geographical distribution....
INDUSTRY & ENV VOL 27 NO 2-3 2004

Industry and Environment

19 Nov 2004
Covering today's most current issues, Industry and Environment presents the research undertaken by Government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations in the field of sustainable industrial development. Besides reporting on developments of i...
GEO ANUARIO 2003

GEO Anuario 2003

30 Jul 2004
El anuario GEO 2003 es el primero de una serie de publicaciones anuales asociada al principal informe del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. Basado en un proceso exhaustivo de seguimiento y recuento con la colaboración de socios de todo el mundo. Se analizan los principales a...