Tagged on: Climate change

Reports and Books
Environmental Management Strategy and Action Plan
Antigua and Barbuda

Over the last decade, Antigua and Barbuda as well as other OECS Member States have undertaken a number of economic reforms to better prepared them for the existing and emerging global challenges. The change from agriculture to tourism, financial and other service industries has been a positive one for per capita income and wealth for these countries


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2004
Our Planet
Women, Health and the Environment - Our Planet Vol. 15 No. 2
United Nations Environment Programme

This edition of Our Planet celebrates women, and underlines their unique vulnerability to environment-related health problems, from water and sanitation issues to ones of indoor air pollution.


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2004
Reports and Books
Policy Implementation and Fisheries Resource Management: Lessons from Senegal
United Nations Environment Programme

The objective of this project is to formulate an action plan that would contribute to a better preservation and promotion of the Senegalese piscatorial resources. The two measures represented in the action plan of this project are a complimentary research on the regulation of resource access for small-scale fishing and the establishment of a discussion forum on fishing regulations.


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2004
Reports and Books
Needs Assessment Guidance to develop National Plans for Domestic Wastewater Pollution Reduction
United Nations Environment Programme

The role and responsibility of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is to coordinate cooperation among all countries in the region, strengthen national and subregional institutions, coordinate international assistance, and stimulate technical cooperation among countries. In its role and responsibility towards assisting the countries of the WCR to fulfill the requirements of the of the LBS Protocol, the Regional Coordinating Unit (RCU) of UNEP Caribbean Environment Program (UNEP CEP) contracted Tetra Tech EM Inc. to develop this Needs Assessment Guidance document. The goal in developing this Needs Assessment Guidance is that it will serve as a tool for regional governments, as they proceed to fulfill the domestic wastewater requirements of Annex III of the LBS Protocol (Annex III). The Needs Assessment Guidance provides guidance in the development of programmes, plans, and measures to evaluate sewage management needs and lists of options to resolve wastewater discharge impacts. In following this guidance, governments will have the an overview of the how to begin planning to implement the general and specific requirements of Annex III.


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2003
Our Planet
World Heritage and Protected Areas - Our Planet Vol. 14 No. 2
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Foundation has become the first funding organization to designate the elite World Heritage sites as the explicit focus of its biodiversity work. The increased resources and vigour that it has brought to safeguarding them offers hope that there will be more success stories like the Iguazu National Park.


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2003
Reports and Books
L'industrie: un partenaire pour le developpement durable
United Nations Environment Programme

This UNEP report documents sector-specific progress in implementing Agenda 21, building on the 22 industry-driven sector.


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2002
Serials
Ozonaction newsletter no. 41
United Nations Environment Programme

Newsletter dedicated to the protection of the ozone layer and implementation of Montreal Protocol. This is a quarterly publication which details Ozone action programme under the multilateral fund.


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2002
Annual Reports
UNEP - WCMC annual report 2001
United Nations Environment Programme

Biodiversity is the defining characteristic of planet Earth. But our understanding of living things, their role in ecological processes and, most importantly, their significance to our own future, remains poor. What we do now know is that human beings dominate all other species. We divert more than one third of the sun's life-giving power to feed ourselves and our livestock, we have transformed around one third of land to agriculture, and we capture probably more than half the fish production of the oceans and seas every year. The Centre's role is to establish and communicate the impact this dominance has on other life forms, and to evaluate this in terms of its sustainability. Turning complex data into policy-relevant information is one of the tasks that the Centre does best. The World Atlas of Coral Reefs and our input to the Biodiversity Convention's Global Biodiversity Outlook are good examples of successes in 2001. In the coming year we will, amongst other projects, develop further assessments on the world's mountains, seagrass beds and great apes.


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2001
Report
Depleted uranium in Kosovo: post-conflict environmental assessment
United Nations Environment Programme, UNCHS

Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment.


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2001
Reports and Books
Post-conflict environmental assessment: Albania
United Nations Environment Programme

Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment in Albania.


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2001