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UN Environment Programme 7h
Latin America & Caribbean ๐ŸŒŽ Climate Week calls for more ambition & stronger collaboration among all levels of government, the private sector and civil society to implement national climate plans & :
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UN Environment Programme 10h
The worldโ€™s oceans๐ŸŒŠ contain 200,000 identified living species, but the actual number could reach millions โ€“ all of which are exposed to climate change, pollution & over-exploitation. Attempts to achieve a global treaty for the oceans are underway๐Ÿ‘‰
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UN Environment Programme 14h
Did you know that currently we have more than 1 billion ๐Ÿš— on the road? Choose ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿป , ๐Ÿšฒ or ๐Ÿš… over car rides whenever you can. Fewer cars on the road means less traffic & lower carbon emissions. and submit your โžกย 
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UN Environment Programme 18h
Besides polluting the ocean & environment, plastic bags can increase the transmission of diseases like malaria by clogging sewers. Facts don't lie! , bring your own reusable bag to the store. More info ๐Ÿ”Ž
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United Nations Aug 23
Some of our favorite hashtags to follow on & every day: ๐Ÿ•Š ๐Ÿ’ก โš–๏ธ ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ ๐ŸŒŽ โ™ป๏ธ ๐Ÿค ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿš‘ ๐Ÿš ๐Ÿ‘ง
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UN Environment Programme Aug 24
Uruguay is vulnerable to climate change, with 70% of the population living near the coastline๐ŸŒŠ Creating adaptation plans for cities, agriculture & coastal areas is contributing to a long-term vision for resilience. via
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UN Environment Programme Aug 24
Letโ€™s be the first generation to save an entire ecosystem! ๐ŸŒŠ has joined the campaign & this week at its athletes took action to help restore the ๐ŸŒโ€™s precious reefs with the . ๐Ÿ“ท
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UN Environment Programme Aug 24
66% of the ocean is experiencing increasing cumulative human impacts, primarily from climate change stressors including ๐ŸŒก Sea surface temperature anomalies ๐ŸŒŠ Ocean acidification & โ˜€๏ธ Ultraviolet radiation
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UN Environment Programme Aug 23
A ๐ŸŒ without coral reefs Life-threatening heat waves ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿšฐ shortages & coastal flooding ๐ŸŒŠ These are some impacts of 2ยฐC global warming. It's still not too late for . Learn more
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Inger Andersen Aug 23
The ongoing fires in the Amazon rainforest are a harsh reminder of the environmental crises facing the world โ€“ of climate, of biodiversity and of pollution. My statement๐Ÿ‘‡
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UN Environment Programme Aug 23
A Super Solution for the ? Peatlands. Although they cover only 3% of land surface, they store twice as much carbon as all the worldโ€™s forests. โžก We need international commitments for peatland protection & restoration now.
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UN Environment Programme Aug 23
Collective action can have a huge impact. Show world leaders ahead of the Summit that we can come together to confront the climate emergency, and that we expect the same from them. Join us and !
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UN Environment Programme Aug 23
. Messenger of Peace introduces , a new global effort uniting people of all faiths to end tropical deforestation. Watch โฌ‡๏ธ and learn more โžก๏ธ:
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UN Environment Programme Aug 23
The worldโ€™s most trafficked wildlife product is the rosewood tree, with a trade value that is higher than elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts combined. Countries are strengthening regional initiatives to help protect it.
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Antรณnio Guterres Aug 22
Iโ€™m deeply concerned by the fires in the Amazon rainforest. In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and biodiversity. The Amazon must be protected.
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UN Environment Programme Aug 22
๐ŸŽ‰ Congratulations to the Green Ticket winners selected to join the more than 500 young climate leaders attending the Youth Summit next month to share their bold ideas for action with world leaders! Join in and ! ๐Ÿ‘‰
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UN Environment Programme Aug 22
โ€ข Turning rainwater into drinking water โ€ข Recycling for social benefit โ€ข 33 other ambitious ideas for the environment In September 7 winners will be chosen & they get to scale their solution for the benefit of the environment - stay tuned!
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Joyce Msuya Aug 21
Honour to meet H.E. Park, Chun Kyoo Vice Minister of Environment of Republic of Korea. Our discussions focused on the upcoming Asia Pacific Forum that the Republic of Korea will host in 2020. Agreed on need for a strong call to increase regional collaboration on air quality.
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UN Environment Programme Aug 22
Several countries are increasingly experiencing high levels of water stress. With more frequent droughts & water shortages, it is imperative to: Allocate water equitably & sustainably Action a critical climate change adaptation & mitigation strategy.
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UN Environment Programme Aug 21
๐Ÿ“Œ Full of flavor ๐Ÿ“Œ More nutrients ๐Ÿ“Œ Support for the local economy ๐Ÿ“Œ Safer food supply These are just a few of the many benefits of local produce. Join the movement, shop local โžก .
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