United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations

This program seeks to provide leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by informing and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. This website includes resources for scientists, governments, businesses, journalists and children The GEO Yearbook, a survey of the changing global environment, is linked to the site, as well as thorough coverage of many current environmental issues such as freshwater, the ozone layer, energy and global climate change.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Policy:Global Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Special Interest: Sustainability
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), General Public
Environmental Policy:
Topics: Biosphere, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Human Dimensions/Resources, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Climate Change, Sustainability, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water