UNEP, in collaboration with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Department of the Environment, Iran, has published the report ‘Environment, Religion and Culture’ in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. It shows how religion and culture interpret the Five P’s of people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership and… Read More
“Mediterranean Mountains: climate change, landscape and biodiversity”, is a workshop organized by the Italian delegation* of the Alpine Convention and held at the Bio Mediterranean Cluster on 4th September 2015. The Workshop’s intent was to encourage sharing of experience and strengthening and expanding networking and cooperation among regional stakeholders in the Mediterranean on the governance… Read More
A global view of environmental performance and country by country metrics to inform decision-making
The 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is now available The EPI Report presents the latest environmental metrics and data to signal policymakers on where to improve performance, this index evaluates how 180 countries protect ecosystems and human health. The EPI scores national performance in nine issue areas comprised of more than 20 indicators. Environmental Performance Index reveals continue progress, as in access to water and sanitation, but countries have failed to reverse degradation of air quality and decline in fisheries.