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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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EMISSION STANDARDS & GUIDELINES IN

Industry and Environment

Emission Standards and Guidelines Information Clearinghouse (IE-ESGIC) - Set of Three Volumes, Four Books Vol.I - Textile Industry; Vol.II - Pulp & Paper Industry; Vol.IIIA - Iron & Steel Industry; Vol.IIIB - Iron & Steel Industry

15 Nov 1996
All these very important and special volumes will be extremely helpful to all governments, industry, international organizations and non-governmental organizations, trade unions, research institutes and all individuals that are interested in countries' effluent discharge standards for the industry.
STATE OF THE ENVIRO REPORTING

State of the Environment Reporting

Source Book of Methods and Approaches

Series:
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
15 Nov 1996
The Source Book is meant to help move towards greater harmonization of environmental information through development and encouragement of common approaches, practices and terminology. It provides a comparative evaluation of the various alternative approaches that are available for the development...
UNEP BIODIVERSITY PROGRAMME

UNEP Biodiversity Programme and Implementation Strategy, The

A Framework for Supporting Global Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

15 Nov 1996
The implementation strategies adopted in this new and unique publication will help stem the tide of extinctions of invaluable species and destruction of their habitats through unwarranted activities or inaction on certain critical fronts. Most of the major concepts of ecology have been incorporat...
SCANNING THE GLOBAL ENVIRO

Scanning the Global Environment

A Framework and Methodology for Integrating Environmental Reporting and Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The development and elaboration of strategic environmental policy needs better support. To this end, information should be provided about the past, current and future state of the environment, as a function of demographic and socio-economic developments. In this important new report a framework i...
GROUNDWATER: A THREATENED RESOURCE

Groundwater

A Threatened Resource

Series:
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
15 Nov 1996
It is urgent that we protect our groundwater supplies with diligence and that everyone understands the importance of doing so. This publication is intended to explain to all readers how important groundwater is, the extent of the threat to it and the actions that can be taken to protect it.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: I

Environmental Impact Assessment

Issues, Trends and Practice

15 Nov 1996
A new book which will enhance the capacity of countries, particularly developing countries and countries in transition to market economies, to devise suitable country specific environmental impact assessment (EIA) guidelines and to address emerging issues facing the use of EIA to achieve sustaina...
ENVIRO MNGMT THE PULP & PAPER #34

Environmental Management in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
1 Aug 1997
This technical report examines the environmental issues facing the pulp and paper industry and shows how these issues can be addressed. It discusses the production process, the origins of pollution and other impacts on the industry. It also recommends procedures for reducing these impacts.
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSSMENT WHAT IT IS

Life Cycle Assessment

What It Is and How To Do It

26 Jul 1996
Governments, companies and non-governmental organizations are becoming increasingly interested in life cycle assessment of products. This method of environmental analysis, which assesses the environmental impact of products throughout their entire life cycle is now coming of age. This important r...
INDUSTRY ENVIRO COMPLIANCE TRAIN

Industry Environmental Compliance

Training Manual

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
26 Jul 1996
This Report discusses key issues facing licensing and compliance authorities and guides the reader through the general procedures of permitting, monitoring of compliance, and enforcement. It puts into perspective, the major elements in the establishment of an effective compliance and enforcement ...
GUIDE TO TAILINGS DAMS AND IMPOUND

Guide to Tailings Dams and Impoundments, A

Design, Construction, Use and Rehabilitation

9 May 1997
An important reference book and guide that addresses both the safety and the environmental issues of tailing impoundments. It will be an invaluable guide to mine owners and operators, as well as government agencies who are concerned with the disposal of tailings. Among other things, it discusses ...
IRPTC LEGAL FILE 1994/95

IRPTC Legal File

Regulations and Guidelines on Pesticides - An Extract of the IRPTC Data Bank (Set of 2 Volumes and User's Guide) SET NOT TO BE SOLD SEPARATELY

23 Aug 1996
These two volumes plus the complete Users Guide will provide the reader with up-to-date international and national recommendations and policies for the use of active ingredients in pesticides and their residue in food and other media. IRPTC has created an impressive publication covering all regul...
UNEP

UNEP's New Way Forward

Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

23 Feb 1996
A timely contribution to address the challenges of sustainable development through progressive development and effective implementation of the principles of environmental law, this book offers a compilation of articles written by a notable panel of legal experts. The areas of coverage include: en...
DIRECTORY INFO SOURCES WASTES

Directory of Information Sources on Wastes and Their Treatment, A

Series:
UNEP Infoterra
23 Feb 1996
Hazardous waste is a particularly serious problem for many countries. This publication examines the elements of an effective management strategy for hazardous waste, outlining the contributions made by the United Nations Environmental Programme and other international Organizations. It provides a...
WATER QUALITY OF WORLD RIVER BASIN

Water Quality of World River Basins

Series:
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
23 Feb 1996
Contributing to the scientific investigation of global water resources, this publication summarizes the results of analysis and interpretation for 82 major river basins around the world. It is organized around major themes that have significance for managing the quality of the earth's surface wat...
APELL WORLDWIDE

Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level (APELL)

Worldwide

13 Dec 1996
This unique handbook describes a ten-step process to guide all local communities in strengthening their accident prevention and emergency response capability. It is hoped that all users everywhere will be able to find something relevant to their own countries and situations in these pages.
ENVIRO MNGMT THE BREWING IND #33

Environmental Management in the Brewing Industry

28 Jun 1996
An important publication for all those involved with plant operations, management roles and government, regulatory or standard setting bodies. It will raise awareness of environmental issues and highlight the approaches industry and government may take to avoid or minimize environmental impacts.
OIL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE TECHNOLOGY

Oil Industry Experience, The

Technology Cooperation and Capacity Building - Contribution to Agenda 21

13 Dec 1996
It is hoped that all those who are, or who are likely to become involved in the partnerships described in this new and exciting publication, will find the book useful and full of beneficial ideas. The interested reader is shown the continuing contribution of the oil industry towards achieving the...
INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS SUPPORTIN

Institutional Mechanisms Supporting Trade in Genetic Materials

Issues Under the Bio-diversity Convention and GATT/TRIPs

Series:
Environment and Trade
25 Aug 1995
One of the complexities of discussing and working with genetic materials is their multiple forms each of which requires a different approach. This publication discusses the issues of biodiversity conservation and use from the perspectives of technology trade or technology transfer, both as busine...
ENVIRO CODES CONDUCT FOR TOURISM

Environmental Codes of Conduct for Tourism

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
9 Jun 1995
The purpose of this new book is to make available to governments, industry and other stakeholders a summary of what is currently known about these codes, and to provide those who wish to frame new codes with some guidance as to how this is best done.
TRANSFRONTIER RESERVES FOR PEACE

Transfrontier Reserves for Peace and Nature

A Contribution to Human Security

10 Sep 1998
Comprehensive human security requires the satisfaction of two components - social security and environmental security. This publication invites you to explore the potential for regional environmental cooperation with the dual purpose of conserving biodiversity and of building political confidence...
HNDBK FOR MONTREAL PROT SUBST #3

Handbook for the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Third Edition

23 Feb 1996
The 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer followed the 1985 Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and forms the basis of global cooperation for the protection of ozone in the stratosphere. There have been four meetings of the Parties to the protocol s...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps - Technical Options Committee 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of refrigeration, air co...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This 1994 Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel also contains contact information of the Panel's co-chairs a...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Solvents, Coatings and Adhesives - Technical Options Committee 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of solvents, coatings an...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Flexible and Rigid Foams - Technical Options Committee 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of flexible and rigid fo...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Methyl Bromide - Technical Option Committee 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of methyl bromide in rel...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Economics Option Committee 1995 Assessment

15 Nov 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This Economics Option Committee Report describes the transition from developed country Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) phaseou...
ENVIRO EFFECTS OZONE DEPLET 1994

Environmental Effects of Ozone Depletion

1994 Assessment

13 Dec 1996
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This 1994-Assessment on Environmental Effects is written so that it can be read without having the earlier reports at hand. It...