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TEDx Talk by David Jensen "Natural Resources and Peacebuilding: Is the United Nations united?"TEDx Talk by David Jensen "Natural Resources and Peacebuilding: Is the United Nations united?"

The presentation focuses on the need to address natural resource degradation, governance and benefit-sharing as fundamental components of peacebuilding in Afghanistan and other post-conflict countrie ...

Forests - We all depend on themForests - We all depend on them

Forests provide employment for up to 1 billion people and contribute over US$ 450 billion to the global economy. Yet in some regions, deforestation continues at an alarming rate. Produced by UNEP to ...

The Future We WantThe Future We Want

The Rio+20 conference on sustainable development, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 was the biggest UN conference ever and a major step forward in achieving a sustainable futur ...

Japan Tsunami CleanupJapan Tsunami Cleanup

A year after the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, killing just over 19,000 people, a group of international experts in post-disaster waste management were invited to Ja ...

Sierra Leone at the crossroadsSierra Leone at the crossroads

Ten years after the end of the civil war Sierra Leone is at a turning point in its history – and Sierra Leonians at a crossroads.

Hazard AvertedHazard Averted

UNEP, Sierra Leone's Environment Protection Agency and Innospec Partner to successfully decontaminate 93 barrels of Tetraethyl Lead with no spills or injuries

Conservation from ChaosConservation from Chaos

DRC is home to more than half of Africa’s forests and fresh water. It is also the largest area of tropical forest after the Amazon. Watch the video to learn more.

UNEP Chief Addresses UN Security Council Debate on Climate Change and SecurityUNEP Chief Addresses UN Security Council Debate on Climate Change and Security

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner delivers an address on the impact of climate change on maintaining international peace and security.

Wafalme - Kidz 4 Kidz in HaitiWafalme - Kidz 4 Kidz in Haiti

After the earthquake hit Haiti, some street-children in from the slums in Nairobi felt they should do something to support children in Haiti, now living in conditions as bad as and even worse than th ...

Videograms from Rwanda: Poverty and EnvironmentVideograms from Rwanda: Poverty and Environment

Inspiring and enriching examples of ecosystem restoration in Rwanda.

Escaping Floods- MozambiqueEscaping Floods- Mozambique

All along the banks of the Zambezi, vulnerable populations are being moved to resettlement sites, where they are safe from the floods but no longer have access to their farms and livelihoods. Rebuild ...

Breathing Hope into KabulBreathing Hope into Kabul

Toxic car fumes and heavy dependency on firewood are fast becoming a significant problem in Kabul.Residents rely on firewood for their basic needs, heating construction and cooking. This leads to emi ...

Sudan Post ConflictSudan Post Conflict

A Post Conflict Environment Assessment Report.

After TsunamiAfter Tsunami

An examination of the recovery process after the Asian Tsunami.

Iraqi Marshlands: On the road to recovery 								 								 								 								 								 								Iraqi Marshlands: On the road to recovery

The Iraqi Marshlands considered by some as the original biblical "Garden of Eden" and an ecosystem of global importance had been almost entirely destroyed by the time the former Iraqi regim ...