Marine Litter in the Arctic
Marine litter is found even in the most remote parts of the Arctic.
Incorporating climate change adaptation into national development policies and plans in selected mountain regions is the focus of a large UN Environment-led project in the Western Balkans, South Caucasus, Central Asia, East Africa, and the Tropical Andes, where we are working with partner organisations and national governments to promote adaptation action. Four policy assessments have been finalized, with the one for Central Asia coming out soon. Following the interest that was created by these Outllooks, a sixth Climate Change Adaptation Outlook is being produced for the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
Programme: Polar and Climate
Arctic PASSION is co-developing and implementing an Arctic observations system that is tuned to the needs of diverse users.
A pilot study of the drivers and impacts of freshwater discharge from glacial systems in Norway and the Chinese Karakoram.
Nunataryuk is a Horizon 2020 project which investigates the impact of permafrost thaw in Arctic coastal areas .
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is on the frontline of climate change, experiencing both fast and slow onset climate hazards creating risks...
This Report highlights common challenges to increase global cooperation around mountain adaptation.
The Carpathians is one of the largest mountain areas of Europe and hosts exceptional biodiversity, ...
The report focuses on the impacts of climate change on people, ecosystems and the economies of the Central Asian countries.
Mountains directly contribute to the lives of much of the world’s population through the provision of freshwater or irrigation for...
An assessment of the effectiveness of existing adaptation policy measures and the extent to which they apply to the Tropical Andes.
Changes in climate patterns are already evident in the South Caucasus countries – Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.