Serials
Tunza vol. 4 no. 1: deserts and drylands
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP magazine for youth.


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2006
GEO
Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Urbano - GEO Gran Area Metropolitana del Valle Central de Costa Rica
Ministerio del Ambiente y Energia (MINAE), Costa Rica

Como parte do projeto GEO, o projeto GEO CIDADES é uma iniciativa lançada pelo PNUMA especificamente para a América Latina e o Caribe e que procura fornecer aos governos nacionais, cientistas, tomadores de decisão e ao público em geral informações atuais e de fácil entendimento sobre suas cidades, visando à melhoria ambiental e socioeconômica.


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2006
Reports and Books
Challenges to international water: regional assessments in a global perspective
United Nations Environment Programme

The Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA) is a holistic, globally comparable assessment of the world's transboundary waters that recognises the inextricable links between the freshwater and the coastal marine environment and integrates environmental and socio-economic information to determine the impacts of a broad range of influences on the world's aquatic environment.


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2006

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Reports and Books
Albania National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environmental Management
Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration, Republic of Albania, GEF/United Nations Development Programmeme

Albania, with the support of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), has initiated a self-assessment process to lead to a better understanding of capacity development needs in the context of Albania’s priorities for addressing global environment challenges, and to gain a better understanding of how the global environmental management system may assist Albania to address these capacity development needs. The National Capacity needs Self Assessment (NCSA), project was implemented by a broad-based working group and operating under the guidance of a Steering Committee (SC), comprising significant stakeholders identified in NCSA process.


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2006
Reports and Books
Global International Waters Assessment_Sea of Okhotsk, GIWA Regional assessment 30
University of Kalmar on behalf of United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the results of the GIWA assessment of the Sea of Okhotsk region. Rapid population growth and economic development have led to increasing pollution loads in the Amur River basin the region's largest drainage basin placing increasing pressure on its diverse ecosystems. In the Sea of Okhotsk region, fishing fleets are unsustainably exploiting the Sea fisheries, and the extensive oil and gas development will significantly increase the risk of spills in the future. The report assesses the past and present status and future prospects of the region, and traces the transboundary issues back to their root causes. Policy options are proposed that aim to address these drivi


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2006