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Caspian Sea. State of the Environment 2011

Caspian Sea. State of the Environment 2011
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2012
  • The Caspian Sea, surrounded by five coastal countries - the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan - is the largest land-locked water body on Earth. This report summarizes the findings of different environmental assessments of the Caspian Sea and includes existing updated figures. It is based on the latest information on policy and legislative measures, institutional set-up, stakeholder engagement, future challenges and barriers to the improvement of the state of the environment in the region.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Azerbaijan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Caspian Sea Basin
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Environment, Land degradation, Participation, Transboundary waters, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015