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Keeping track of our changing environment. From Rio to Rio+20 (1992-2012)

Keeping track of our changing environment. From Rio to Rio+20 (1992-2012)
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). November 2011
  • This report provides a compilation of statistical data, numerically-based graphs and illustrative 'before and after' satellite images tracking environmental changes that have swept the planet over the last twenty years since decision-makers met at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. The report includes trends in natural hazards (floods, droughts, etc.) and in improved sanitation and drinking water coverage among others. The specific case of the Mesopotamian Marshlands is analysed.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, Middle-East, Iraq, Tigris-Euphrates/Shatt al Arab River Basin
  • Main themes: Drought, Ecosystem services, Environment, Floods, Monitoring
  • Main target audience: Governments, International community, National administrations, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Mapping
  • Type of resource: Data book
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Published in 2015