What is the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) doing to support biodiversity? Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and UNEP Executive Director, answers this and more in her 2021 video message for the International Day for Biological Diversity, which happens every 22nd of May.
Though countries have made progress in planning for climate change adaptation, there are significant financing shortfalls in getting them to the stage where they provide real protection against droughts, floods and rising sea levels, a new UN environment report has found. More
A plan to use satellite imaging to build up a global picture of coral reefs, to better understand how to protect them from warming seas brought on by climate change, is being supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). More