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Global Outlook for Ice & Snow
The “Global Outlook for Ice & Snow” is a special and unique UNEP report launched to mark World Environment Day on 5 June 2007. Snow and ice, with their large areas but relatively small volumes, ...
Published to 'Publication List' 04 Jun 2007
The UNEP Shelf Programme
The UNEP Shelf Programme is a partnership of international organizations with expertise in marine geoscience and maritime law, established to assist developing States and small island developing S ...
Published to 'Websites' 09 Nov 2005
Globalis
Globalis is an interactive world atlas where you decide what is to be displayed on the map. Globalis aims to create an understanding for similarities and differences in human societies, as well as ...
Published to 'Websites' 16 Nov 2003
In Dead Water
Merging of Climate Change With Pollution, Over-Harvest, and Infestations in the World's Fishing Grounds A rapid response report that mapsthe multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien i ...
Published to 'Publication List' 15 Apr 2008
The Last Stand of the Orangutan
State of Emergency: Illegal Logging, Fire and Palm Oil in Indonesia's National Parks The survival of orangutans and other rain forest wildlife in Indonesia is seriously endangered by illega ...
Published to 'Publication List' 17 Oct 2007
Balkan Vital Graphics
Environmental protection is one of the areas where the Balkan countries still face a big challenge to catch up with their western neighbours. After the 1990s conflicts and the breakup of Yugosla ...
Published to 'Balkan Vital Graphics' 29 Apr 2007
Our Precious Coasts
Marine pollution, climate change and the resilience of coastal ecosystems The ability of coral reefs to survive in a globally-warming world may crucially depend on the levels of pollution to which ...
Published to 'Our Precious Coasts' 29 Apr 2006
Vital Caspian Graphics - Challenges Beyond Caviar
We often associate the Caspian Sea with caviar that is legally or illegally finding its way to our tables, but overlook the footprints left by a number of industries installed on shores of the C ...
Published to 'Vital Caspian Graphics' 29 Jul 2007
Vital Ozone Graphics
"Vital Ozone Graphics – resource kit for journalists" is a joint publication of UNEP DTIE OzonAction and GRID-Arendal. It features 30+ new graphics explaining physical, technical, economic and p ...
Published to 'Vital Ozone Graphics' 29 May 2007
The Environment & Poverty Times No. 5
The paper features a collection of short articles, maps, graphics and other illustrations that focuses on the complex links between environment and poverty reduction. It describes how natural re ...
Published to 'Environment & Poverty Times No. 5' 05 Jun 2008