Our Planet, the magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
PO Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: (254 20) 762 1234
Fax: (254 20) 762 3927
ISSN 1013 - 7394
Director of Publication : Naysán Sahba
Editor : Geoffrey Lean
Assistant Editor : Jonathan Clayton
Coordinator : Mohamed Atani
Design: Hybrid Design (San Francisco)
Produced by: United Nations Environment Programme
The contents of this magazine do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of UNEP or the editors, nor are they an official record. The designations employed and the presentation do not imply the expressions of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNEP concerning the legal status of any country, territory or city or its authority or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
* All dollar ($) amounts refer to US dollars.
Cover Photo: © Corbis, iStockphoto
UNEP promotes environmentally sound practices globally
and in its own activities. This report is printed on paper from
sustainable forests including recycled fibre. The paper is
chlorine free and the inks vegetable-based. Our distribution
policy aims to reduce UNEP’s carbon footprint.