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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
Reports and Books
Global International Waters Assessment: Guinea Current, GIWA Regional Assessment 42
University of Kalmar on behalf of United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the assessment of the Guinea Current region a vast region that includes the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem as well as 28 international river basins shared by 27 countries. The region is characterised by large variations in hydrological conditions||from the Sahel deserts and drylands in the north to the tropical jungles of Congo in the south. This feature is reflected in the environmental problems of the region: Freshwater shortage was identified as the most stressing concern in the Volta and Niger basins while Pollution is a general concern in the humid basins and in the coastal and marine waters. Causal chain analysis and Policy option analysis was conducted for the identified priority concerns in the Volta, Niger and Comoe river basins and in the Guinea Current LME.


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2003

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Africa Environment Information Network: stakeholders meeting report
United Nations Environment Programme

The Africa Environment Information Network (AEIN) initiative has evolved as a direct response to political and technical needs expressed by the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). A central objective of AEIN is to build capacity for establishing the essential data foundation and information management framework needed to support country-level integrated environmental assessments and reporting, within the broad framework of sustainable development goals and initiatives. A specific short-term objective is to support the implementation of decisions of AMCEN with respect to the Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) preparation process, while strengthening capacity for state of environment (SoE) reporting at the national and sub- regional levels.


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2003
Periodical
United Nations inter-agency secretariat of the international strategy for disaster reduction: highlights
United Nations Environment Programme

ISDR highlights issue III , 2003


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2003