UNEP
03/26/2017 at 18:40. Facebook
Even the sight of nature can give our well-being a boost. How do you connect with nature? Share your favourite photo using #WithNature ahead of World Environment Day: [ Worldenvironmentday.global Link ]
UNEP
03/26/2017 at 11:31. Facebook
In an increasingly water-scarce world, there is no doubt that recycling water we’ve already used has to become normal. Part of that will inevitably mean using waste water to help grow the food we need. But will we ever feel comfortable using waste water for food production? Read; [ Bit.ly Link ]

Your future food will be grown with waste water

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UNEP
03/26/2017 at 05:33. Facebook
Beijing is turning to nature to create a “green necklace” of trees and green belts as a natural way to fight pollution: [ Bit.ly Link ] #BreatheLife

Smog-filled Beijing is building a 'green necklace' around the city to curb pollution

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UNEP
03/25/2017 at 17:08. Facebook
Sea ice is a crucial part of the ecosystems at both poles, providing habitat and influencing food availability for penguins, polar bears, and other native species: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Arctic sea ice peaks in the winter at a record low

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UNEP
03/25/2017 at 11:47. Facebook
ICMYI: No matter the driver, changes in forest cover can have very real and wide-reaching impacts on communities and their well-being, as well as on the global climate. The development challenges of an increasingly complex and connected world demand ever more comprehensive answers – including for forests. Explore more insights on how to be 'forest-smart' here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

“Forest-Smart” Strategies Deliver Benefits for People and the Environment

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UNEP
03/25/2017 at 05:42. Facebook
The Cloud Atlas is now accessible for the first time to the public via the internet. There’s also a photo submission section on the site for cloud hunters to share their discoveries. More: [ Bit.ly Link ]

International Cloud Atlas Recognizes 11 New Kinds Of Clouds

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UNEP
03/24/2017 at 17:14. Facebook
This year’s depressed rainfall rides on the back of an already pronounced, year-long drought in 2016. Scientists find that the lack of rainfall is not linked to warming, but higher temperatures, experienced in parts of Kenya that were hardest hit by drought, have been made worse by climate change. More: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Kenyan Met Office predicts rains to fail sparking crisis worse than 2011

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UNEP
03/24/2017 at 12:11. Facebook
To reduce the risk of a global environmental catastrophe, and to avoid reversing the course of human progress, the world must urgently bend the curve of global emissions away from fossil fuels. Find out why the world economy must be carbon free by 2050 here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050

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UNEP
03/24/2017 at 05:59. Facebook
ACTION for #CleanSeas - Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thumbs up to show your support!
UNEP
03/23/2017 at 16:34. Facebook
Every day, more than 800 children die from illnesses caused by contaminated water and a lack of hygiene & sanitation: [ Bit.ly Link ]

How would you feel drinking from dirty-looking water bottles?

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UNEP
03/23/2017 at 11:32. Facebook
New report finds that access to nature provides more benefits to human health and well-being: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WithNature

Access to nature reduces depression and obesity - new study

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UNEP
03/23/2017 at 07:10. Facebook
Without nature, humans could be neither healthy nor happy. And yet the natural world can be completely ransacked without causing even a tiny blip on our usual measures of economic progress or poverty. Find out why we must change the measures of well-being to include the environment here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WithNature
UNEP
03/22/2017. Facebook
On #WorldWaterDay, what can you do to make a difference for freshwater? We're working to #KeepitCLEAR: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNEP
03/22/2017. Facebook
Happy #WorldWaterDay everyone! Freshwater sustains humans and the world we depend upon. Learn more about this valuable resource here and how we can #keepitCLEAR here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNEP
03/21/2017. Facebook
Wastewater is a resource that is too valuable to throw away, especially in an increasingly water-scarce world: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WorldWaterDay

Wastewater challenges and opportunities

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UNEP
03/21/2017. Facebook
An insider perspective on our #CleanSeas campaign. Why is the problem of marine plastic pollution so crucial to solve: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Plastic - decidedly NOT fantastic!

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UNEP
03/21/2017. Facebook
In Kenya's southern Mau, efforts are underway to sustainably use its forests and turn waste into fuel. UN-REDD Programme (FAO/UNDP/UNEP) works with Kenya to make a difference for the future of its forests: [ Bit.ly Link ] #IntlForestDay
UNEP
03/20/2017. Facebook
This new report comes amid a biodiversity crisis that many scientists have pegged as the beginning of Earth’s sixth mass extinction event: [ Bit.ly Link ]

U.N. Expert: Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights

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UNEP
03/20/2017. Facebook
The Sahara used to be green, lush and full of hippos. New theory suggests humans could have tipped the environment over the edge. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Humans may have transformed the Sahara from lush paradise to barren desert

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UNEP
03/20/2017. Facebook
Today is the International Day of Happiness! Join #TeamSmurfs, the United Nations, and UNICEF to tackle 17 big goals and make the world a happier place on 20 March. Take the quiz at [ Smallsmurfsbiggoals.com Link ] to find out more about #SmallSmurfsBigGoals