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Africa Water Resources

Africa Water Resources

Africa Water Resources Atlas – challenges and opportunities. The atlas combines visual time series imagery to visually show how climate change threatens the fresh water resources on the African continent. Using satellite pictures taken over long periods of time, the atlas now makes it possible for us to see changes that we were not able to see just 10 to 20 years ago.

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International Year of Biodiversity 2010

International Year of Biodiversity 2010

The year 2010 has long been seen as an end goal, a time when we could look back and say, yes, we’ve done it – that biodiversity, life on Earth, is no longer threatened.

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Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt – Champion of the Earth

Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt – Champion of the Earth

Part of a series of profiles of pioneers in environmental justice – Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt, a champion of the wise use of natural resources and former head of the multi-billion Global Environment Facility.

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WED – Bollywood stars

WED – Bollywood stars

Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose go head to head for the India World Environment Day Challenge.

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WED Legacy: Baby Zoya

WED Legacy: Baby Zoya

Meet the WED Legacy baby gorillas of Rwanda, 2010 host of World Environment Day, and experience a day in each of their lives. Day 3 – Baby Zoya, named by people around the world and announced by Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle.

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Cloud Forests

Cloud Forests

Tropical montane cloud forests are a rare type of evergreen mountain forest found in tropical areas where local climatic conditions cause cloud and mist to be regularly in contact with the forest vegetation. These forests support ecosystems of distinctive floristic and structural form and contain a disproportionately large number of the worlds endemic and threatened species.

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Journey to the Polar Ice Rim

Journey to the Polar Ice Rim

A behind the scenes look at the UN Secretary-General’s recent visit to the Arctic where he witnessed first hand the rapid effects on the local environment caused by global warming.

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Melting Ice – A Hot Topic

Melting Ice – A Hot Topic

Public Service Announcement for World Environment Day

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Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha

The United Nations Environment Programme has awarded this year’s Sasakawa Award on the theme of Climate Change to an organisation to, Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha of Bangladesh.

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Billion Tree Animation

Billion Tree Animation

green.tv teamed up with award winning animation company Dandy Productions to create this colorful advert for UNEP’s billion tree campaign. In all there are seven different language versions which have been distributed across the globe.

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