The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
When the tsunami stuck the east coast of Sri Lanka in December 2004, many acres of mangrove forest along the coast were destroyed by the wave. UNEP, with the help of the local forest department gave seedlings to the local community, they grew them until they were ready to replace the destroyed mangrove. This image was taken for The United Nations Environment Programme.
united nations environment programme UNEP's vision for UNEP Live is to develop and maintain a global knowledge management platform that meets the universal demand for environmental information and data at global, regional, national and local levels. Read more
Making Tourism More Sustainable - A Guide for Policy Makers (English version). Jointly produced with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 'provides a blueprint for governments to formulate and implement sustainable tourism policies'. Online book available to purchase 25.00E: www.e-unwto.org/content/w715w4/?p=0ef9688179a94fb08c63036081aa68ea&pi=1