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North East Asian dust and sand storms growing in scale and intensity. UNEP warns of "the globalization of environmental problems" ( Wednesday 31 March 2004)

Throw away society new threat to island paradises ( Tuesday 30 March 2004)
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Dead zones emerging as big threat to 21st Century fish stocks (Monday 29 March 2004)
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Republic of Korea to host Asia’s first Global Ministerial Environment Forum. (Thursday 18 March 2004)
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Welcoming remarks by the UNEP Executive Director to the GCSS-VIII (Monday 29 March 2004)

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UNEP 2003 Annual Report



UNEP and Small Island Developing States: 1994-2004 and Future Perspectives (PDF)


The new GEO Year Book 2003 series keeps abreast of environmental issues as they unfold. GEO Year Book 2003 highlights the most significant environmental developments in the year in a visually appealing and reliable volume.


Our Planet special issue on Water and Sanitation for UNEP’s Governing Council and the Global Ministerial Environment Forum in the Republic of Korea.This issue contains, amongst others, contributions from Borge Brende, the Norwegian Environment Minister; Ronnie Kasrils, the South African Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry and Gurisankar Ghosh, Executive Director of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council.