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Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters : Latin America and the Caribbean

Water is a unique and vital resource, for which there is no substitute. In Latin America and the Caribbean, major rivers, lakes, and aquifers are shared by two or more countries. The region is charac...

Published in: 2008

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Hydropolitical Vulnerability & Resilience along International Waters - North America

The main problem in North America is the location of water resources relative to large population centers where the majority of the freshwater drains away from the bulk of the population. Climate var...

Published in: 2009

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Global Trends in
Sustainable Energy investment 2009

The 2009 Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment report, considered by many to be the most authoritative appraisal of clean energy investment trends, is being released during one of the worst ...

Published in: 2009

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Our Planet:Your Planet needs you

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

Published in: 2009

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Rainwater Harvesting : a Lifeline for Human well-being

This publication highlights the link between rainwaterharvesting, ecosystems and human well being and drawsthe attention of readers to both the negative and positiveaspects of using this technology a...

Published in: 2009

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FreshWater under threat: South Asia

The South Asian countries (Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Iran; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka) are home to about one-fourth of the world's population, but only contain about 4.5 per c...

Published in: 2009

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Life Cycle Management - How business uses it to decrease footprint, create opportunities and make value chains more sustainable

This publication can be used by company in house experts and non-specialist managers as well as company suppliers in order to learn how to apply life cycle management practices throughout the value c...

Published in: 2009

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Independent Environmental Assessment: Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games were widely acclaimed as one of the most spectacular sporting events ever held, not least as a result of the sumptuous and dazzling opening ceremony and the high standa...

Published in: 2009

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A Global Green New Deal

Report prepared for the Economics and Trade Branch, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, United Nations Environment Programme

Published in: 2009

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UNEP Year Book 2009

The UNEP Year Book 2009 presents work in progress on scientific understanding of global environmental change, as well as foresight about possible issues on the horizon. The aim is to raise awareness ...

Published in: 2009

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