Ecosystem Management Videos
An Eco-lodge in Kenya where the lodges owners and designers spared no effort to adopt the greenest approaches to energy, water, waste, transport, and building material.
Speaking for the Animals
The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or Bonn Convention) works to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species.
Great ape populations are declining at an alarming rate worldwide. Drastic action is needed. Time is not on our side.
Tropical montane cloud forests are a rare type of evergreen mountain forest found in tropical areas where local climatic conditions cause cloud and mist to be regularly in contact with the forest veg
Eco-tips for Jeans
Wear them at least 3 times - wash them in cold water - forget your dryer - no iron it’s much better
On June 5th 2008 in central Wellington New Zealand, 200 people stopped to think about our environment.
- Iraqi Marshlands: On the road to recovery
The Iraqi Marshlands considered by some as the original biblical "Garden of Eden" and an ecosystem of global importance had been almost entirely destroyed by the time the former Iraqi regime collapsed in 2003. The UNEP project, "Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands", is helping the Iraqi people to restore the marshlands and manage them in a sustainable manner, as well as providing safe drinking water and sanitation systems to marshlands communities lacking access to these basic necessities.
- Cloud Forests
Tropical montane cloud forests are a rare type of evergreen mountain forest found in tropical areas where local climatic conditions cause cloud and mist to be regularly in contact with the forest vegetation. These forests support ecosystems of distinctive floristic and structural form and contain a disproportionately large number of the worlds endemic and threatened species.
- Gathering Storm - The humanitarian impact of climate change
As the Poznan Climate Change conference enters its final days, UNEP, with IRIN (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ),is pleased to announce the launch of eight short videos exploring the human cost of climate change in Africa. While climate change is not new to Africa, the pace of change has accelerated, as it has in many other parts of the world. Examining specific examples of change in Africa can help shed light on the causes of change, the problems engendered, and possible solutions