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Inclusive Green Economy: Building Bridges to a Sustainable Future - Our Planet March 2016
Unite Nations Environment Programme

The success of green economies hinges on how inclusive they are, with consultation, dialogue and wide participation essential elements. In this issue of Our Planet, policymakers, distinguished stakeholders and environmental experts explore the many pathways towards an inclusive green economy. It is widely agreed that the green economy discourse needs to be brought much closer to the people, with an emphasis on valuing the invisible, involving communities and stimulating environmental employment. Experience proves that “green” policies will struggle to make a long-term impact unless they deliver what communities need. Read within this March issue how small actions from citizens in the city of Seoul, Korea created a greener, healthier city||how China is embracing am ‘ecological civilisation’ and discover the successes that Barbados has achieved in building a green economy. This edition also highlights UNEP’s continuing work on the Inclusive Green Economy plus we profile one of our Environmental Champions, pioneering aviator Bertrand Piccard


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2016
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Greening Business - Our Planet April 2014
United Nations Environment Programme

Greening business – and the business of greening – is essential to the global transformation to an inclusive, resource efficient and low-carbon economy. There has been significant progress in the last two decades. Many private sector companies, as this edition of Our Planet shows, are now partners for change. They are critical actors for meeting today’s environmental challenges and are seeing the benefit of creating decent jobs in a green economy


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2014
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Think Eat Save: Reduce Your Footprint - Our Planet May 2013
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.


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2013
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Rio+20 - Our Planet Special Issue: Celebrating 40 Years of UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme

As Environment Ministers gather in Nairobi for their annual meeting of the UNEP Governing Council in February 2012, all eyes are on the follow-up to the Earth Summit of 1992, or Rio+20. This meeting, taking place in June, may prove to be an opportunity where the Green Economy initiative is translated into a fresh and forward-looking way of finally realizing sustainable development for seven billion people, rising to over nine billion by 2050.


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2012
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Forests: Nature at Your Service - Our Planet June 2011
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine.


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2011
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Symphony of the Seas: The Marine Environment - Our Planet December 2007
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine.


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2007
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Energy - Our Planet Vol. 14 No. 3 2004
United Nations Environment Programme

Access to energy is essential if the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the WSSD Plan of Implementation are to be achieved, and the proportion of the world’s people in poverty is to be halved by 2015.


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2004
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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
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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