Global Environment Outlook

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Book Chapter
In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Divya Datt
Fereydoun Ghazban
Indu K Murthy
Sri Ramachandra Murthy Manchiraju
MP Sukumaran Nair
Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
Land degradation has been intensified over most of the region, with consequent displacement of indigenous people, loss of biodiversity, and reduction in important forest products. Land degradation has additional implications for water resources in terms of soil water content and groundwater recharge. The total forest area has increased in some...
Book Chapter
In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific countries are increasingly aware of the importance of a healthy environment for the sustainable development of their economies and societies. However, accelerating environmental degradation and natural resource depletion are undermining the region’s potential to achieve this ambition. The region’s great diversity offers an...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 4 Number 1 (2003)
Author:
Mahesh Pradhan
Environmental education is rooted in the belief that humans can live compatibly with nature and act equitably towards each other. Reorienting education as a whole towards sustainability involves the various levels of formal, non-formal, and informal education at all levels of society. At the global level, UNEP, in collaboration with UNESCO, was...