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UNEP Year Book 2009UNEP 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 ...

Freshwater under threat South East AsiaFreshwater under threat South East Asia

This report is one of the outputs of the Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change project, presenting a situation analysis with regard to the vulnerability of water re ...

Vietnam Assessment Report on Climate ChangeVietnam Assessment Report on Climate Change

The report shows that the trend of recent climate change in Viet Nam is beyond the level of natural change. Temperatures have increased by 0.05-0.20°C and sea level has increased by 2-4 cm per decad ...

Towards Triple Impact - Toolbox for Analysing Sustainable Ventures in Developing CountriesTowards Triple Impact - Toolbox for Analysing Sustainable Ventures in Developing Countries

Sustainable ventures can make a significant contribution to poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability. These business initiatives and activities improve human well-being and the environmen ...

Climate Action - Getting greener: getting slimmer, and going digitalClimate Action - Getting greener: getting slimmer, and going digital

The second edition of Climate Change and supporting website feature a range of articles that encourage the sharing of best practice and the development of new technologies. These initiatives, illustr ...

UNEP in Afghanistan-Laying the foundations for sustainable developmentUNEP in Afghanistan-Laying the foundations for sustainable development

The report addresses urban environmental issues such as waste management, sanitation, and air quality; the status and management of natural resources such as woodlands and forests, water, rangelands ...

UNEP 2008 Annual ReportUNEP 2008 Annual Report

This summary of UNEP's activities in 2008 provides an overview of the organization's contribution to the fight against climate change in a year in which unequivocal evidence established that global w ...

Environment on the Edge 2007/08 
Environment on the Edge 2007/08

Environment on the Edge is a series of lectures given by leading international figures that examine our current relationship with the natural world and discuss what tomorrow might bring.

Freshwater Under Threat : North East AsiaFreshwater Under Threat : North East Asia

As part of an UNEPs global initiative in vulnerability assessment of freshwater resources under changing climate, this report summarizes results from in-depth vulnerability assessment of freshwater r ...

Disaster Risk Reduction - A Toolkit for Tourism Destinations. Practical examples from coastal settlements in AsiaDisaster Risk Reduction - A Toolkit for Tourism Destinations. Practical examples from coastal settlements in Asia

This publication was made possible through funding from the EU-Asia Pro Eco II B Post-Tsunami Programme and is part of the project on Disaster Reduction through Awareness, Preparedness and Prevention ...

UNEP Climate Change StrategyUNEP Climate Change Strategy

UNEP’s Climate Change Strategy is the result of a comprehensive process involving external experts and UNEP staff from across the organization. The strategy is built on the analysis of UNEP’s politic ...

Kathmandu Valley Environment OutlookKathmandu Valley Environment Outlook

The present publication provides a detailed account of the status of the Kathmandu Valley environment. The report highlights the five key environmental issues of air quality, settlement, drinking wat ...

After the Tsunami Sustainable Building Guidelines for South-East AsiaAfter the Tsunami Sustainable Building Guidelines for South-East Asia

The Tsunami disaster of 26 December 2004 affected a dozen Indian Ocean countries, including Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India and Maldives, Malaysia and Myanmar, with a death toll reportedly exce ...

The Last Stand of the Orangutan-
State of Emergency: Illegal Logging, Fire and Palm Oil in Indonesia's National ParksThe Last Stand of the Orangutan- State of Emergency: Illegal Logging, Fire and Palm Oil in Indonesia's National Parks

The report is prepared by GRASP, the Great Ape Survival Partnership lead by UNEP and UNESCO in collaboration with a wide range of NGOs. Recent estimates suggest there are between 45,000 and 69,000 B ...

Environment on the Edge 2005/06Environment on the Edge 2005/06

Environment on the Edge is a series of lectures given by leading international figures that examine our current relationship with the natural world and discuss what tomorrow might bring.

Energy Efficiency Guide for Industry in AsiaEnergy Efficiency Guide for Industry in Asia

The guide has been developed for Asian industrial companies to help them improve energy efficiency through Cleaner Production. It includes a methodology, case studies for more than 40 Asian companies ...

Advancing Sustainable Consumption in Asia: A Guidance ManualAdvancing Sustainable Consumption in Asia: A Guidance Manual

This manual provides practical guidance to governments in Asian countries on implementation of the sustainable consumption section of the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection. Using a question and a ...

Atlantic and Indian Ocean  Environment Outlook. 
Special Edition for the International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of ActionAtlantic and Indian Ocean Environment Outlook. Special Edition for the International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action

Special Edition for the Mauritius International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States. The Atlantic and ...

Pacific Islands SIDS Environment Outlook. 	
Special Edition for the International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action
Pacific Islands SIDS Environment Outlook. Special Edition for the International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action

The Small Island Developing States Environment Outlook series is an associated GEO report series. UNEP published the first SIDS environment outlook (EO) in 1999 coordinated by the Global Environment ...

After the Tsunami: Rapid Environmental AssessmentAfter the Tsunami: Rapid Environmental Assessment

This report is the product of close cooperation between UNEP and national environmental authorities and experts. It provides a preliminary ground-level look at the tsunami’s impact on various sectors ...

Maldives Post-Tsunami Environmental AssessmentMaldives Post-Tsunami Environmental Assessment

In the immediate aftermath of the enormous devastation and suffering caused by the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, UNEP established the Asian Tsunami Disaster Task Force. At the request of th ...