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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
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RAPPORT ANNUEL DU PNUE 2007

Rapport Annuel du PNUE 2007

9 Dec 2008
Ce rapport passe en revue le travail réalisé par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) au cours de l'année écoulée. Il se situe aussi dans une perspective d'avenir, un avenir qui exigera des décisions capitales et de large portée, surtout sur la question primordiale des chang...
EVERY DROP COUNTS ENVIRONMENTALLY

Every Drop Counts

Environmentally Sound Technologies for Urban and Domestic Water Use Efficiency (Includes CD-ROM)

10 Dec 2008
Water use efficiency within the context of sustainable water balance in the urban and domestic sector means optimizing safe and sufficient supply and water demand while also closing the life cycle. The source book provides a comprehensive overview about Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs) f...
TING Y LOS FUTUROS POSIBLES

Ting y los Futuros Posibles

7 Oct 2008
Este libro forma parte de una serie de libros destinados a los niños. Relatan historias gratamente ilustradas y que tienen relación con el medio ambiente.
TING ET LA MACHINE A CHOISIR

Ting et la machine à choisir le futur

3 Oct 2008
Cet ouvrage fait partie d’une série de livres destinés aux enfants et qui relatent des histoires agréablement illustrées et ayant trait à l'environnement.
TOGU Y LOS ARBOLES DE LA VIDA

Togu y los Arboles de la Vida

7 Oct 2008
Este libro forma parte de una serie de libros destinados a los niños. Relatan historias gratamente ilustradas que tienen relación con el medio ambiente.
TOGU ET LES ARBRES DE VIE

Togu et les arbres de vie

7 Oct 2008
Cet ouvrage fait partie d’une série de livres destinés aux enfants et qui relatent des histoires agréablement illustrées et ayant trait à l'environnement.
GLOBAL GLACIER CHANGES FACTS

Global Glacier Changes

Facts and Figures

12 Nov 2008
This publication is about the world's surface ice on land outside the two polar ice sheets. It provides a sound and well illustrated review on the basis of available data, the global distribution of glaciers and ice caps and their changes since maximum extents of the so-called Little ice Age. The...
AFRIQUE ATLAS D

Afrique

Atlas d'un Environnement en Mutation

3 Oct 2008
Cet Atlas de 400 pages est une publication unique et riche qui met en lumière l'histoire des changements de notre environnement dans plus de 100 destinations africaines différentes. Avec plus de 300 photographies satellites, 300 images images prises au sol et 150 cartes, les graphiques et statist...
CLIMATE CHANGE & TOURISM RESPOND

Climate Change and Tourism

Responding to Global Challenges

3 Sep 2008
The publication reveals the significance of the tourism sector to the impacts of climate change. It includes important scientific and technical information and detailed assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from tourism sector along with an analysis of improvement strategies and measures. The bo...
VULNERABILIDAD Y RESISTENCIA

Vulnerabilidad y Resistencia Hidropolíticas en Aguas Internacionales

América Latina y el Caribe

6 Aug 2008
El agua es un recurso único, vital e insustituible. El desarrollo sostenible de este importante recurso en la región es complejo porque la distribución de agua entre las diversas naciones es heterogénea y existe el riesgo de un uso no equitativo. En los últimos años, el discurso sobre la sostenib...
UNEP IN IRAQ POST CONFLICT

UNEP in Iraq

Post-conflict Assessment, Clean-up and Reconstruction

17 Jul 2008
This report is an up-to-date compilation of the various activities undertaken by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Iraq between 2003 and 2006. It makes an objective assessment of the impacts of UNEP’s intervention and documents the lessons learnt in implementing the activities in...
DEEP SEA BIODIVERSITY & ECOSYSTEM

Deep-sea Biodiversity and Ecosystems

A Scoping Report on their Socio-economy, Management and Governance

Series:
UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies
13 Jun 2008
The objective of this report is to provide an overview of the key socio-economic, management and governance issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of deep-sea ecosystems and biodiversity. The report highlights our current understanding of these issues and identifies topics and ar...
TING & THE POSSIBLE FUTURES

Ting and the Possible Futures

10 Jun 2008
The publication is a part of the Tunza Environmental Series for Children sponsored by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). “Tunza” means “to treat with care or affection” in Swahili. UNEP hopes to inspire caring for the earth through creative literature that sparks the interest and ...
KICK THE HABIT UN GUIDE CLIMATE

Kick the Habit

A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality

3 Jun 2008
This guide, prepared by United Nations Environment Programme, shows how we can get closer to climate neutrality on the various levels of our society. It is aimed at a broad audience, and it presents solutions for individuals, businesses, cities and countries plus other groups that have similar ch...
CARPATHIANS ENVIRO OUTLOOK 07

Carpathians Environment Outlook 2007

16 May 2008
The publication is an integrated assessment report on the state of, and trends related to, the environment of the Carpathian Mountains and wider region, retrospectively over the past 30 years and forward to 2020. This assessment is based on analyses of socio-economic and environmental processes a...
HYDROPOL VULNERAB & RESILE LAT AME

Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters

Latin America and the Caribbean

17 Jun 2008
Water is a unique and vital source, for which there is no substitute. Sustainable development of this rich resource in the region is complex as the distribution of water to all nations is heterogeneous, which increases the risk of being used or adapted inequitably. In recent years the sustainabil...
PLANNING FOR CHANGE GDLNS FOR NATL

Planning for Change

Guidelines for National Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production

20 Jun 2008
The guidelines show how national governments can plan, develop, implement and monitor a national programme on sustainable consumption and production (SCP). This is a flexible approach to SCP programme development which will be adapted to local circumstances. The guidelines are also useful to coun...
PNUMA ANUARIO 2008 UN PANORAMA

PNUMA Anuario 2008

Un Panorama de Nuestro Cambiante Medio Ambiente

1 May 2008
El Anuario de 2008, antes llamado Anuario Geo, resalta la creciente complejidad y las interconexiones del cambio climático, la integridad de los ecosistemas, el bienestar humano y el desarrollo económico. Examina la emergencia e influencia de los mecanismos económicos y de los enfoques de mercado...
PNUE ANNUAIRE 2008 TOUR D

PNUE Annuaire 2008 - Tour d'horizon d'un environnement en pleine mutation

1 May 2008
Cette édition 2008 de l'Annuaire du PNUE documente quelques uns des nombreux événements, idées et questions qui se sont dégagés au cours de l'année 2007 et met l'accent sur le changement climatique. L'Annuaire examine la façon dont les mécanismes financiers et les marchés ont été conçus et mis ...
CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPT & MITIGAT

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tourism Sector

Frameworks, Tools and Practices

30 Apr 2008
This publication presents an overview of the current science and policy of climate change, followed by self-guidance material on mitigation and adaptation, exploring tools, methods and techniques associated with the management of climate change in tourism. It also identifies examples of good prac...
PLANT FOR THE PLANET THE BILLION

Plant for the Planet

The Billion Tree Campaign

30 Apr 2008
In 2007, a year of “planetary emergency”, when global warming was widely recognized as the defining issue of era, the Billion Tree campaign came to symbolize the readiness of people everywhere to work to protect our climate and collective home. This publication can introduce but a fraction of the...
IN DEAD WATER

In Dead Water

Merging of Climate Change with Pollution, Over-harvest, and Infestations in the World's Fishing Grounds

30 Apr 2008
The World’s oceans play a crucial role for life on the planet. Healthy seas and the services they provide are key to the future development of mankind. Our seas are highly dynamic, structured and complex systems. In this report, the locations of the most productive fishing grounds in the World ar...
UNEP ANNUAL RPT 2007

UNEP Annual Report 2007

23 Apr 2008
The Report looks back at the organization's work and achievements during the year while also pointing at the future. Three prospects of transformation started in 2007: the transformation of climate change issue into a challenge of economic and political discussions; the transformation of the glob...
AFRICA ATLAS OUR CHANGING ENVI

Africa

Atlas of our Changing Environment

17 Jul 2008
This stunning 400-page Atlas is a unique and powerful publication which brings to light stories of environmental change at more than 100 locations spread across every country in Africa. There are more than 300 satellite images, 300 ground photographs and 150 maps, along with informative graphs an...
UNEP CHILDREN

UNEP Children's Environmental Series

4 Apr 2008
This set of books is a part of the TUNZA Environmental Series for Children, which aims to inspire caring for the Earth through creative literature that raises awareness and sparks interest in children, their parents and teachers. Included in the series are six beautifully illustrated titles: Tin...
TOGU & THE TREES OF LIFE

Togu and the Trees of Life

27 Mar 2008
The publication is a part of the Tunza Environmental Series for Children sponsored by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). “Tunza” means “to treat with care or affection” in Swahili. UNEP hopes to inspire caring for the earth through creative literature that sparks the interest and ...
UNEP YRBK 2008

UNEP Year Book 2008

An Overview of Our Changing Environment (Formerly titled GEO Year Book)

19 Mar 2008
The 2008 Year Book, formerly known as the GEO Year Book, highlights the increasing complexity and interconnections of climate change, ecosystem integrity, human well-being, and economic development. It examines the emergence and influence of economic mechanisms and market driven approaches for ad...
PERSPECT DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE GEO-4

Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Mundial GEO 4

Medio Ambiente para el Desarrollo

Series:
Early Warning and Assessment Technical Report
13 Feb 2008
El Cuarto Informe sobre las Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Mundial – Medio Ambiente para el Desarrollo (GEO4) coloca el desarrollo sostenible en el centro de la evaluación, especialmente en relación con los problemas que tratan la equidad intra e intergeneracional. Los análisis incluyen la neces...
PROGRAMME NATIONS UNIES POUR ENVIR

Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement GEO 4

l'Environnement pour le Développement

Series:
Early Warning and Assessment Technical Report
13 Feb 2008
Le quatrième rapport du Global Environment Outlook (Avenir de l'environnement mondial, GEO-4) met l'accent sur des changements écologiques sans précédent qui comprennent les changements climatiques, la dégradation des sols et l'effondrement de la pêche, l'apparition de maladies et de parasites, a...
SUSTAINAB COMMUNICATIONS TOOLKIT

Sustainability Communications

A Toolkit for Marketing and Advertising Courses

25 Feb 2008
This CD-ROM is aimed at educators training tomorrow’s marketing, advertising and communication managers as well as students interested in these issues. This comprehensive and interactive tool provides numerous resources: summaries, case studies, practical exercises, bibliographies and over 300 d...