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    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2008 Report on the Environment (ROE) 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 2008)
      EPA’s 2008 Report on the Environment demonstrates the importance of scientifically sound information to help us understand the state of the environment, identify areas of concern, and monitor progress. We can all celebrate ...
    • Uganda Case Study: A Sampler Atlas of Environmental Resource Datasets within GRID - GRID Case Study Series No.1 

      United Nations Environment Programme (1987)
      Data entry, modeling and graphical output for the Uganda case study have been carried out with the ARC/INFO Geographic Information System on a PRIME minicomputer. Most of the basic datasets were digitized from the Atlas ...
    • Uganda position paper on RIO+20 

      Government of Uganda (Government of Uganda, 2011)
      Uganda, 1. Welcomes the decision of the UN General Assembly in Resolution No. 64/236 to convene the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to focus on the green economy in the context of sustainable ...
    • Uganda statistical abstract 

      Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Uganda Bureau of Statistics, 2012)
      The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) as the agency responsible for providing quality official statistics that support evidence-based planning, decision making and monitoring development programmes, publishes a Statistical ...
    • Uganda Wetlands Atlas - Volume I 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Development Programme (Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda, 2015)
      This publication has been driven by the need to address the rising concerns about the impact of human activities on wetlands in Uganda, particularly those around the Kampala metropolitan area. This visual portrayal is ...
    • Uganda Wetlands Atlas - Volume II 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Development Programme (Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda, 2016)
      Wetlands underpin the livelihoods of people and their integrity is fundamental to national development. The Uganda Wetlands Atlas, Volume II presents a comprehensive overview of the state and pressures on the wetlands in ...
    • Uganda's Environment and Natural Resources: Enhancing Parliament's Oversight 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2010)
      Uganda's natural resource base is one of the richest and most diverse in Africa, resulting in the country's economy relying heavily on goods and services so provided. As part of efforts to ensure effective management of ...
    • Ukraine Environmental Performance Reviews 

      United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), 1999)
      The Environmental Performance Review of Ukraine started with its preparatory mission in November 1997. This mission resulted in the agreed structure of the review. The team carrying out the review consisted of national and ...
    • Ukraine Environmental Performance Reviews: Second Review 

      United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), 2007)
      This second Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Ukraine was carried out seven years after the first Review in 1999. It intends to measure the progress made by the country in managing its environment since then, and ...
    • Ulaanbaatar Household Waste Composition Study Report 2018 (Mongolia) 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany; The Asia Foundation (2018)
      The report is one of the products of the Waste and Climate Change project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment and implemented by UNEP IETC in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism ...
    • Ulaanbaatar Household Waste Composition Study Report 2019 

      United Nations Environment Programme; The Asia Foundation; Government of Mongolia (2019)
      The report is one of the products of the Waste and Climate Change project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment and implemented by UNEP IETC in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism ...
    • Ultrasound - Environmental Health Criteria 22 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1982)
      This document comprises a review of data, which are concerned with the effects of ultrasound exposure on biological systems, and are pertinent to the evaluation of health risks for man. The purpose of this criteria document ...
    • Ultraviolet Radiation - Environmental Health Criteria 14 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization (1979)
      Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) occurs from both natural and artificial sources. The sun is the principal natural source. The known effects of UVR on man may be beneficial or detrimental, depending on a number of ...
    • Ultraviolet Radiation - Environmental Health Criteria 160 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (1994)
      This monograph is concerned with the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure on human health and the environment. Such a review of the scientific literature is considered timely in view of the consequences of ...
    • Umweltpolitik Bilanz und Perspektiven 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Government of Germany (1991)
    • UN Calls for Urgent Rethink as Resource Use Skyrockets 

      United Nations Environment Programme; International Resource Panel (2019)
      Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970, including a fivefold increase in the use of non-metallic minerals and a 45 per cent increase in fossil fuel use. By 2060, global material use could double to 190 billion ...
    • UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030: Ecosystem Specific Social Media Messages 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2020)
      The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration will start in 2021, join #GenerationRestoration: https://bit.ly/333EMYF
    • UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030: General Social Media Messages 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2020)
      UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration - please use the #GenerationRestoration hashtag and tag @UNEP and @FAO in any images.
    • UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030: Partnership, Outreach and Communication Strategy - Summary Version 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2020)
      In the context of the Decade, ecosystem restoration refers to a wide continuum of practices ranging from tree planting to increasing the capacity of agricultural fields to store carbon and the recovery of fish stock along ...
    • The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030: Scaling up Restoration of Degraded and Destroyed Ecosystems 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2019)
      The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration unites the world behind a common goal: preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. Forests, grasslands, croplands, wetlands, savannahs, and other ...