Protectedplanet.net: Interactive Website on Protected Areas
UNEP has joined forces with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to create protectedplanet.net – an interactive, social media-based website that provides in-depth information on both the leading lights and hidden gems of the conservation world. Using the latest satellite images, users can pinpoint individual protected areas – such as national parks or marine reserves - and zoom in for information on endangered species, native plant life or types of terrain.
Union of Green - Climate change
The need to change our production model is more urgent and more evident than ever before. While international agreements against climate change are being discussed, one of the keys to changing habits in the workplace will be the involvement of trade unions around the world.
Little hands can make a difference
The Big Help Environment Campaign introduces a series of environmentally themed programmes and activities to empower kids around the world to take action for the environment by connecting them to energy-saving, earthfriendly activities in their everyday lives.
Greening the Blue
The UN system is collectively developing a climate-neutral approach for its premises and operations... Flip and Norma do their best to be more sustainable at work, resulting in some practical - and some less practical - solutions
Africa Water Atlas
Africa Water Resources Atlas: challenges and opportunities - combines visual time series imagery to visually show how climate change threatens the fresh water resources on the African continent. Using satellite pictures taken over long periods of time, the atlas now makes it possible for us to see changes that we were not able to see just 10 to 20 years ago. In addition, complex scientific studies accumulated over numbers of years is now presented in a user friendly form that all can under
Videograms from Rwanda: Poverty and Environment Initiative
A video about the UNDP-UNEP Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI) in Rwanda.Poor people depend on the environment for their livelihoods and well-being. Improved management of the environment and natural resources contributes direclty to poverty reduction, more sustainable livelihoods and pro-poor growth. To fight poverty, to promote security and to preserve the ecosystems that poor people rely on for their livelihoods, we must place pro-poor economic growth and environmental sus