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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.

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ENVIRO & TRADE HNDBK #1

Environment and Trade

A Handbook

7 Jul 2000
The Handbook has been developed to highlight the relationship between environment and trade. The primary aim is to foster a broader understanding of these interlinkages to enable governments to develop practical approaches to integrate these policies. The publication will help the reader to under...
PLANNING & MNGMT LAKES & RESERV

Planning and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs

An Integrated Approach to Eutrophication

Series:
Technical Publication Series
7 Jul 2000
This book is the result of the participation of 26 experts involved with the management of freshwater resources from Africa, Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania. Their experiences on the causes and possible ways to prevent eutrophication have been assembled here. While this publicat...
OVERVIEW ON LAND-BASED POLLUTANT S

Overview on Land-based Pollutant Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Freshwater Environment in the Pacific Islands Region

Series:
UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies
7 Jul 2000
This publication provides an overview of activities affecting the Marine, coastal and freshwater environment in the Pacific Islands region. It identifies and assesses the problems related to each country and the region as a whole. The overview aims to present information and recommendations that ...
TECHNOLOGY NEEDS FOR LAKE MNGMT

Technology Needs for Lake Management in Indonesia Case Studies

Lakes Rawa Danau and Rawa Pening, Java

Series:
Technical Publication Series
7 Jul 2000
This publication provides a general diagnostic analysis of Rawa Danau and Rawa Penning. It describes and discusses environmentally sound technologies and management practices that are appropriate for the preservation of both water bodies in Indonesia. The information gathered for this book was co...
METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES FOR NO

Methyl Bromide Alternatives for North African and Southern European Countries

7 Jul 2000
This publication is a summary of the information and conclusions presented at the workshop on Methyl Bromide Alternatives for North African and Southern European Countries. It describes also a number of alternatives to methyl bromide in soil fumigation and agriculture applied by North African and...
MAINTAINING MILITARY READINESS

Maintaining Military Readiness by Managing Ozone Depleting Substances

Guidelines for Armed Forces in Developing Countries

7 Jul 2000
The ozone depleting substances (ODS) are being phased out worldwide under the Montreal Protocol. Therefore,the armed forces should accord a high priority to ensure that their use of ODS are properly managed and that the transition to alternatives is a smooth process. This guide has been developed...
CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS DIARY PROCE

Cleaner Production Assessment in Dairy Processing

27 Oct 2000
This publication is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' in the dairy industry, with a focus on the processing of milk and milk products at dairy processing plants. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of dairy processing, and to highlight approaches that i...
CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS FISH PROCES

Cleaner Production Assessment in Fish Processing

27 Oct 2000
This volume is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' to the fish processing industry, with a focus on the manufacture of fish fillets, canned fish, fishmeal and fish oil at fish processing plants. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of fish processing, and ...
CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS MEAT PROCES

Cleaner Production Assessment in Meat Processing

27 Oct 2000
This publication is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' to the meat processing industry, with a focus on the slaughtering of cattle and pigs at abattoirs. The purpose of this guide is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of meat processing, and to highlight approaches th...
1998 MONTREAL PROT SUBST THAT DEPL

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel

7 Jul 2000
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This set of two volumes is one in a series of Technology and Economic Assessment Panel reports. Volume I reports and assesses ...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Uganda's Fisheries Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
MANUAL SOBRE PRESENTACION DE DATOS

Manual sobre Presentación de Datos en Virtud del Protocolo de Montreal

26 May 2000
Los datos acerca de la producción y consumo de las sustancias que agotan la capa de ozono (SAO) son literalmente los cimientos sobre los que se ha construido la totalidad del proceso del Protocolo de Montreal: sin datos fiables y oportunos proporcionados por todas las Partes, los encargados de ad...
EVALUACION SOBRE LAS FUENTES TERRE

Evaluación sobre las Fuentes Terrestres y Actividades que Afectan al Medio Marino, Costero y de Aguas Dulces Asociadas en la Región del Gran Caribe

Series:
Informes y Estudios del Programa de Mares Regionales del PNUMA
12 May 2000
La presente evaluación se preparó a solicitud de la Oficina de Coordinación del PAM y la Unidad de Coordinación Regional del Programa Ambiental del Caribe (UCR/PAC) para ayudar a los países de la región del Gran Caribe en sus esfuerzos por proteger el Medio Marino y lograr el desarrollo sustentab...
ASSESS LAND BASED SOURCES & ACT

Assessment of Land-based Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Associated Freshwater Environment in the Wider Caribbean Region

Series:
UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies
12 May 2000
This publication presents a regional overview on land-based sources and activities affecting the marine, coastal and associated freshwater environment in the Wider Caribbean Region. The report introduces national profiles of each country in the region discussing such areas as: population, natural...
AVIATION & THE GLOBAL ATMOSPHERE

Aviation and the Global Atmosphere

12 May 2000
The cooperation between technical experts from the aviation industry and scientists resulted in this comprehensive assessment on the effects of aviation on the global atmosphere. The publication considers all the gases and particles emitted by aircraft and the role they play in modifying the chem...
ASSESS LAND BASED SOURCES  & ACT

Assessment of Land-based Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Associated Freshwater Environment in the South-east Pacific

Series:
UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies
1 Sep 2000
The Global Programme of Action of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities was adopted in November 1995. The goal of this programme is to prevent the degradation of the marine environment from land-based activities. This publication analyzes the problems faced by the countries of the Sou...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Romania's Water Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
10 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Bangladesh's Shrimp Farming Industry

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
10 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
OLDER GASOLINE VEHICLES

Older Gasoline Vehicles in Developing Countries and Economies in Transition

Their Importance and the Policy Options for Addressing Them

12 May 2000
Vehicle emissions are linked to a number of health issues. In countries where leaded gasoline is used, vehicle emissions are also a major source of airborne lead. Globally, there is a tendency for older, polluting vehicles to be exported to developing countries and countries in transition, where ...
PHASING LEAD OUT OF GASOLINE

Phasing Lead Out of Gasoline

An Examination of Policy Approaches in Different Countries

12 May 2000
Studies have confirmed that any absorption of lead into the body has detrimental effects. With this knowledge, some governments have established programmes to completely eliminate the use of lead as a gasoline additive. This publication discusses the options and programmes policy makers can adopt...
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

12 May 2000
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

12 May 2000
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
CULTURAL & SPIRITUAL VALUES BIODIV

Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity

A Complementary Contribution to the Global Biodiversity Assessment

25 Feb 2000
This enlightening publication presents a sample of the vast array of threads that make up the tapestry of our cultural and spiritual diversity. Some of the articles are philosophical or historical, others are scientific or legal, and some are accounts of personal experiences and beliefs. Taken to...
GLOBAL ENVIRO OUTLOOK 2000

Global Environment Outlook 2000

26 May 2000
Global Environment Outlook 2000 (GEO-2000) is a comprehensive and authoritative review and analysis of environmental conditions around the world. It presents a region-by-region analysis of the state of the world's environment highlighting key global concerns and making recommendations for policy ...
OASIS OZONACTION STRATEGIC CD

OASIS

OzonAction Strategic Information System (CD-ROM)

25 Feb 2000
The gap in availability, quality, coherence, standardization and accessibility of data between developed and developing countries has impaired the capacities of countries to make informed decisions concerning environment and development. OASIS - the OzonAction Strategic Information System on CD-R...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on India's Automobile Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Chile's Mining Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...