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UNEP Compendium on Human Rights and the Environment: Selected international legal materials and cases
The Compendium on human rights and the environment takes stock of the normative and jurisprudential developments in the field of human rights and the environment. It describes international instruments that relate to human ...
Consultation Report Human Rights and the Environment: Procedural Rights Related to Environmental Protection: Convened by the United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Environment Programme
This report summarises the outcomes of the consultation on procedural human rights related to environmental protection convened by the United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, John Knox, with ...
The Greening of Water Law: Managing Freshwater Resources for People and the Environment
The greening of water law is both a theoretical and practical effort to modernize legal regimes governing the management and allocation of freshwater resources.
UNEP’s Compendium of Innovative Laws: promoting Green Economy & Sustainable Development
The Compendium presents a compilation of laws and regulations from around the world, that have been found innovative and creatively promoting green economy. It highlights the innovative provisions which promote resource ...
Tina and the Green City
Tina’s favourite thing to do was listen to her grandmother’s stories about the time before now. In Grandmother’s world, people lived in green meadows and forests; children played with the birds and animals, and splashed ...
Waterbirds on the Edge: first circumpolar assessment of climate change impact on Arctic Breeding water birds
This first analysis of the likely impact of climate change on biodiversity demonstrates the impact on Arctic waterbirds. The Arctic will be the biome most affected by climate change and hence waterbird species, most of ...
Review of Existing Water Quality Guidelines for Freshwater Ecosystems and Application of Water Quality Guidelines on Basin Level to Protect Ecosystems: Technical background document for theme 1: “Water Quality and Ecosystem Health”
The purpose of this study is to identify and review existing Water Quality Guidelines (WQGs) that protect the health of (water) ecosystems and their respective mechanisms like institutional arrangements, processes, ...
Human Rights and the Environment Rio+20: Joint Report OHCHR and UNEP
This report seeks to make a substantive contribution to Rio+20 through an analysis of the interrelationship between human rights and the environment, both integral and indivisible elements of sustainable development. This ...
Aerial Survey of the Destruction of the Aberdare Range Forests
The main goal of the aerial survey was to provide factual information on the type, magnitude and location of the main threats to the forests of the Aberdare Range. It will help stakeholders to determine the effectiveness ...
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation: global mechanisms, conservation and livelihoods (2007)
This briefing considers the implications for biodiversity conservation and local people's livelihoods of the current discussion on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries (RED-DC, henceforth RED) under ...