Booklets and Brochures
Analysis of International Funding for the Sustainable Management of Coral Reefs and Associated Coastal Ecosystems
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Between 2010 and 2016, more than USD 1.9 billion was committed to implement, monitor and enforce the conservation and sustainable management of tropical coral reefs and associated mangroves and seagrasses, yet coral reef ecosystems alone provide society with living resources and services equating approximately USD 375 billion per year. This analysis explores the intended purpose and spatial and temporal distribution of funding allocations. The alignment of funding with policy ambitions related to coral reefs and associated ecosystems is assessed, along with implications for future investment in the conservation of these ecosystems.


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2018
Booklets and Brochures
Background: The African Elephant Action Plan
United Nations Environment Programme, The African Elephant Fund
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2018
Booklets and Brochures
Environmental Rights Initiative: Concept Note
United Nations Environment Programme

This concept note sheds light on the goal of the Environmental Rights Initiative, which is to bring environmental protection nearer to the people by assisting state and non-state actors to promote, protect and respect environmental rights.


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2018
Booklets and Brochures
The Environmental Rights Initiative: Join Us
United Nations Environment Programme

A guide on who can join the the UN Environment with the goal to promote environmental rights.


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2018
Booklets and Brochures
Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment in Africa - 29 August 2008
United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization
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2009
Booklets and Brochures
Invasive Alien Species: A Growing Threat in Regional Seas
United Nations Environment Programme

Invasive species have been identified as one of the four greatest threats to marine and coastal ecosystems, together with land-based sources of marine pollution, overexploitation of living marine resources, and habitat degradation.Apart from their ecological impacts, marine and coastal invasive species also have a range of economic and human health consequences.


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2006
Booklets and Brochures
Scoping Public Environmental Expenditure for Poverty Eradication in Botswana. Poverty-Environment Initiative Botswana Working Paper No. 3
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Development Programme

Public Environmental Expenditure Reviews (PEER) are playing a major role in providing feedback to governments and other stakeholders on the status of environment and natural resources related spend and initiatives undertaken in a country. Mainstreaming of environment is taking place at a rapid speed across the world and PEER studies are increasingly finding a rightful place as a monitoring or reform tool for broad environment and development objectives. This paper advocates the value of undertaking preliminary analysis and scoping as a prerequisite for a detailed PEER based on the observations of the authors who recentlycollaborated in carrying out a scoping study in Botswana.


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Chemicals Control: Contributing to National Progress and Safety
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication aims to support decision makers in their efforts to establish legal frameworks for chemicals control and the work of government officials involved in building government capacity for chemicals control.


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Regional Cross-sectoral Planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
United Nations Environment Programme

This short paper provides an introduction to the project “Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation of deep-sea living marine resources and ecosystems in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction” (also known as the “ABNJ Deep Seas Project”). It focuses on component 4 of the project, which seeks to identify and test opportunities for coordinated approaches to biodiversity conservation in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction.


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Booklets and Brochures
Threats to Marine and Coastal Biodiversity in the NOWPAP Region
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

The Northwest Pacific region features coastal and island ecosystems with spectacular marine life and commercially important fishing resources. The region is also one of the most densely populated parts of the world, resulting in enormous pressures and demands on the environment, including marine and coastal biodiversity. This brochure provides information on biodiversity threats and status is given for the western and eastern parts of the NOWPAP region as well as on member states response to those threats.


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