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  1. Global Environmental Outlook 3

    Over the past 30 years (1972-2002) in Asia and the Pacific regions, population growth, rapid urbanization, tourism, increased industrial activities and inadequate sewage disposal facilities are exerting growing pressures on inland freshwater sources leadi ...

    aman - 08/15/2014 - 15:06

  2. The Asian Brown Cloud: Climate and Other Environmental Impacts

    The first report  " The Asian Brown Cloud: Climate and Other Environmental Impacts "  was published in 2002 based on Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) study (press release). The report summarized Asia is a big emitter of ABCs. Direct chemical mea ...

    aman - 08/08/2014 - 18:42

  3. Data archives on Atmospheric Brown Could

    This is the Data Archive related to Atmospheric brown could research. Air and Atmosphere Awareness World Datasets http://www-abc-asia.ucsd.edu/archive.htm 0 ...

    admin - 08/10/2014 - 14:28

  4. Integrating Mining and Biodiversity Conservation

    The case studies illustrate how management tools, rehabilitation and restorationprocesses, together with improved scientific knowledge, can help conserve biodiversity.They also show that mutual benefits can result from stronger collaboration between themi ...

    admin - 08/19/2014 - 10:20

  5. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: A Framework for Assessment

    The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) was established by international organizations and a consortium of stakeholders – policymakers, civil servants, nongovernmental groups, indigenous peoples, business leaders, and scientists – to provide a sound foun ...

    admin - 08/15/2014 - 14:38

  6. Global Green New Deal

    This Policy Brief was prepared by the United Nations Environment Programme. It benefited from viewsand comments from several intergovernmental and civil society organizations, including the Convention onBiological Diversity (CBD), the Convention on Intern ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 14:09

  7. In the front line: Shoreline protection and other ecosystem services from mangroves and coral reefs

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004 and its tragic and devastating consequences were a wake-up call for the global community, dramatically drawing attention to the vulnerability of tropical coastal ecosystems and the dangers of undermining the se ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 14:22

  8. Kick the Habit, a UN guide to climate neutrality

    Addiction is a terrible thing. It consumes and controls us, makes us deny important truths and blinds us to the consequences of our actions. Our society is in the grip of a dangerous greenhouse gas habit. Coal and oil paved the way for the developed world ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 14:31

  9. Making REDD work for the poor

    Deforestation and degradation account for around 20% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, widely believed to drive climate change. Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change have fuelled international interest in developing mechanis ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 14:39

  10. National and Regional Networks of Marine Protected Areas: A Review of Progress

    Most of the marine protected areas (MPAs) aroundthe world, estimated to number about 5000, havebeen established both on an ad hocbasis andthrough systematic planning processes. TheConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requiresthat Party states establis ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 15:12