Reports and Books
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP): Scientific Aspects of Pollution Arising from the Exploration and Exploitation of the Sea-Bed - GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 7
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP)

The Working Group to Consider Scientific Aspects of Pollution Arising from the Exploration and Exploitation of the Sea-bed was formed at the sixth session of GESAMP, held in 1974.


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A Review of Environmental Education Documents Numbers 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8
International Society for Environmental Education School of Natural Resources

The UNESCO-UNEP International Environmental Education Programme developed a document series of experimental modules for the pre-service and in-service training of primary school teachers, secondary school science teachers and social studies science teachers in the area of environmental education. This project was designed to evaluate the utility of those modules utilizing a select panel of international experts in environmental education


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Accion en el Medio Ambiente: El Papel de las Naciones Unidas
United Nations Environment Programme

Este gula al Programa de medlano piazo para el medlo amblente a nivel de tode el sistema de las Naciones Unidas, 1990-1995 (SWMTEP), es ci resultado de la cooperaclôn entre el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medlo Amblente (PNUMA) y el Instituto Internacional para ci Medio Amblente y ci Desarrollo (lIED) - el primero, un secretariado de las Naciones Unidas, el segundo, un Instituto no gubernamental de Investlgaclon de poiIticas. Mientras que las personas aprenden más, y se preocupan más sobre las amenazas del medio ambiente en su vida y su existencia - ci calentamiento de la atmôsfera y la subida del nivel de los mares, la reducclón de la capa protectora de ozono, la destrucclôn de las selvas y otras tierras productivas - quieren saber, naturalmente, lo que está haclendo la organi-zación mundlal principal, ci sistema de la ONU, para hacer frente a estos peligros. Este folleto quiere explicar brevemente cómo ci sistema de ia ONU opera en lo que se reflere al medlo amblente, y quiere apreclar estas operaciones en su justo valor por lo que se reflere a la percepclón, en evoiución ráplda, de qué significa realmente "la acclôn en ci medio ambiente". También de-scribe ci funclonamlento del SWMTEP, pero las estrategias complejas bajo los capItulos máltiples del documento del SWMTEP II hacen imposibie una descrlpclón exhaustiva aqul. Esta publicación fue financiada por ci PNUMA, pero no refleja necesariamente las opiniones dci PNUMA


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Reports and Books
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP): The Review of the Health of the Oceans - GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 15
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP)

Although the idea of summarizing the state of marine pollution in the world oceans is probably much older than one might imagine, the specific idea of reviewing the health of the oceans seems to have first arisen in the report of the ACMRR/SCORR/WMO Joint Working Party on Global Ocean Research (Ponza and Rome, 29 April - 7 May 1969).


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The Evaluation of the Hazards of Harmful Substances Carried by Ships - GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 35 (Revision of GESAMP Reports and Studies No.17)
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP)

In 1969 the Assembly of the International. Maritime Organization (IMO) decided to convene an International Conference for the purpose of preparing a suitable international agreement for placing restraints on the contamination of the sea, land and air by ships and other equipment operating in the marine environment.


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Analisis del Programa de Montevideo de Desarrollo y Examen Periodico del Derecho Ambiental 1981-1991
United Nations Environment Programme

Analisis del Programa de Montevideo de Desarrollo y Examen Periodico del Derecho Ambiental 1981-1991


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Reports and Books
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP): Coastal Modelling - GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 43
United Nations Environment Programme, Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP)
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Andes Action: Restoration of One Million Hectares of High Andean Forest Ecosystems
United Nations Environment Programme

Andes Action is a new Latin American-led large-scale restoration initiative, aiming to restore one million hectares of high Andean ecosystems (mostly Polylepis forests) in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile in the next 25 years. Andes Action works with a growing and scalable network on-the-ground conservation/restoration leaders in six countries with proven, effective models to
partner with indigenous communities to reforest priority watersheds – mainly for local climate resilience and water security reasons.
Based on a model developed in Peru over the last 18 years, Andes Action’s on-the-ground leaders harness ancient Incan traditions in indigenous communities to provide effective restoration: In the spirit of Ayni (reciprocity), communities unite by donating their time to reforest each others’ watersheds, creating a growing, culturally enhanced, cost-effective restoration movement to be replicated and scaled across Latin America. To date, approximately two million native Polylepis trees have been planted, with an additional 500,000 trees per year. The goal is to double tree planting every year to reach 5-10 million trees planted yearly at the end of phase 1 (2019-2024).


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Serials
Desertification Control Bulletin: A Bulletin of World Events in the Control of Desertification Restoration of Degraded Lands and Reforestation No. 19
United Nations Environment Programme

Desertification Control Bulletin is an international bulletin published at six-monthly intervals by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to disseminate information and knowledge on desertification problems and to present news on the programmes, activities and achievements in the implementation of the Plan of Action to Combat Desertification-lion around the world.


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Desertification Control Bulletin: A Bulletin of World Events in the Control of Desertification Restoration of Degraded Lands and Reforestation Number 25
United Nations Environment Programme

Desertification Control Bulletin is an international bulletin published at six-monthly intervals by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to disseminate information and knowledge on desertification problems and to present news on the programmes, activities and achievements in the implementation of the Plan of Action to Combat Desertification-lion around the world.


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