Reports and Books
El Enfoque Integrado y la Dimensión Ambiental en la Agenda 2030 - Los Informes Nacionales Voluntarios de América Latina y el Caribe (2016-2017)
United Nations Environment Programme

Este documento es el resultado de la revisión de los catorce1 Informes Voluntarios sobre la implementación de la Agenda 2030, presentados por los países de América Latina y el Caribe ante el Foro Político de Alto Nivel en los años 2016 y 2017. En particular, el énfasis de este análisis se ha centrado en el alcance de la incorporación de un enfoque integrado para el desarrollo sostenible en este
proceso de seguimiento y evaluación y, concretamente, de cómo esto ha influido en la consideración de la dimensión ambiental.


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Factsheets
Technical Issues: Flammability - OzonAction Kigali Fact Sheet 10
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet gives guidance on the impact of using flammable HFC alternatives.


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Summaries
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future We Want - Summary for Policymakers
United Nations Environment Programme, International Resource Panel

Modelling undertaken by the International Resource Panel shows that with the right resource e ciency and sustainable consumption and production policies in place, by 2060 growth in global resource use can slow by 25 per cent, global gross domestic product could grow 8 per cent – especially for low- and middle-income na- tions – and greenhouse gas emissions could be cut by 90 per cent compared with projections for continuing along historical trends. Such projections are based on the understanding that growth rates in emerging and oth- er developing economies must be balanced by absolute reductions in resource use in developed countries.


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Reports and Books
Regional Management Plan for The West Indian Manatee: Trichechus Manatus - CEP Technical Report 35
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

As truly aquatic herbivorous mammals, West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) occupy a specialized niche in the ecosystem. The uniqueness of their niche render them susceptible to over-exploitation. Manatees are long-lived, but reproductive processes are slow. Their naturally low population growth and present mortality levels hamper the increase of potential populations, and may actually be accelerating their decline.


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Reports and Books
Caring for the Earth: A Strategy for Sustainable Living
United Nations Environment Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature, World Wide Fund For Nature

The aim of this document is to help improve the condition of the world's people, by defining two requirements. One is to secure a widespread and deeply-held commitment to a new ethic, the ethic for sustainable living, and to translate its principles into practice. The
other is to integrate conservation and development: conservation to keep our actions within the Earth's capacity, and development to enable people everywhere to enjoy long, healthy and fulfilling lives. It extends and emphasizes the message of the World Conservation Strategy, published by the same organizations in 1980. The contents include: Building a sustainable· society; Respecting and caring for the community of life; Improving the quality of human life; Conserving the Earth's vitality and diversity; Keeping within the Earth's carrying capacity; Changing personal attitudes and practices; Enabling communities to care for their own environments; Providing a national framework for integrating development and conservation; Creating a global alliance; Energy; Business, industry and commerce; Human settlements; Farm and range lands; Forest lands; Fresh waters; Oceans and coastal areas; and Implementing the Strategy.


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