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ERIC Number: ED238730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-807-10575
United Nations Environment Programme. Annual Review 1981.
United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi (Kenya).
This edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) annual report is structured in three parts. Part 1 focuses on three contemporary problems (ground water, toxic chemicals and human food chains and environmental economics) and attempts to solve them. Also included is a modified extract of "The Annual State of the Environment Report" presented to the ninth session of the UNEP Governing Council by the executive director, Dr. Mostafa K. Tolba. Part 2 contains separate reports on UNEP activities, including: environmental monitoring; International Referral System for Sources of Environmental Information (Infoterra); chemicals in the environment; outer limits and basic human needs; human settlements; human/environmental health; desertification; soils/water conservation/living and genetic resources; environmental management and the integrated approach to environment and development; environmentally sound and appropriate technologies; oceans; ecosystems; environmental law; industry and environment; natural disasters; energy; environmental education; environmental data; information; and expenditures of the Environment Fund. Major program/project activities and costs (when appropriate) are provided in these reports. Part 3 includes a guest editorial (by A. W. Clausen) entitled "Sustainable Development - The Global Imperative." (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi (Kenya).