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Ocean wonderland: teachers resource guide
United Nations Environment Programme

Ocean Wonderland a 3D underwater movie shot in large format on Australia's Great Barrier Reef and in the Bahamas. The film's goal is to underline the crucial ecological role of coral reefs, and the fact that they are endangered.


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2003
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Report of the? technology and economic assessment panel: HCFC task force report
United Nations Environment Programme

In Decision XI/28, the 11th Meeting of the Parties requested the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel to study and report by 30 April 2003 at the latest on the problems and options of Article 5(1) Parties in obtaining HCFCs in the light of the freeze on the production of HCFCs in non-Article 5(1) Parties in the year 2004. This report should analyse whether HCFCs are available to Article 5(1) Parties in sufficient quantity and quality and at affordable prices, taking into account the 15 per cent allowance to meet the basic domestic needs of the Article 5(1) Parties and the surplus quantities available from the consumption limit allowed to the non-Article 5(1) Parties. Parties would consider this report at their 15th Meeting in the year 2003.


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Assessing human vulnerability to environmental change: concepts, issues, methods and case studies
United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents concepts, issues, methods and case studies relating to human vulnerability to environmental change. Assessments of vulnerability can provide an important guide to the planning process and to decisions on resource allocation at various levels and help to raise public awareness of risks.


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2003
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Studies of EIA practice in developing countries
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication is a companion volume to the UNEP Environmental Impact Assessment Training Resource Manual. It contains a series of case studies of EIA ( and elements of SEA ) practice in developing and transitional countries. As with the Manual itself, EIA centres and training institutions in developing countries are invited to take ownership of the case studies, and to further develop them for use in their region or country.


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2003

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