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UN Environment 9h
The effects of climate change are altering the world around us. See how the ocean could be impacted by 2100 with ’s Waterline Lens on .
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Satya S Tripathi Apr 21
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Joyce Msuya 13h
As global temperature, population, urbanization & incomes rise, the demand for cooling will increase at an unprecedented rate & have a significant impact on our climate. Join me & the Global on to call for :
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Amina J Mohammed Apr 21
Let’s treat the earth 🌍 better. A clean environment is not a luxury. It is a right, and it is a massive opportunity for sustainable development. Join the millions determined to take & protect the planet
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UN Environment 16h
In 1930, there were close to 10 million elephants in Africa. Now, only 500,000 of these self-aware creatures remain. We need to protect them from poaching and habitat loss. Learn more from 's work to 👉
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UN Environment 18h
To a seaturtle, a under water looks a lot like a jellyfish – one of their favorite foods. Reducing the amount of plastic we use can have a positive impact on sea turtles & other endangered species.
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UN Environment 21h
Oceans are by far the largest carbon sink on the planet, storing some 30 % of carbon dioxide & 93 % of all greenhouse gases. Through human activity they are struggling to keep up. That is why we must work together to cut back on pollutants. 🌊
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New York Yankees Apr 21
In honor of Earth Day, we celebrated our new partnership with the United Nations as we signed onto the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework. We were joined today by UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office at UN Environment Satya Tripathi.
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Afroz shah🐬 Apr 20
Week 183. Early morning with a bunch of energetic kids. Ocean loves us all. We should love and protect back. Mother Nature requires a tight hug - protection and care is how you do it. Doing our bit every week.
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UN Environment Apr 21
Cleaner transport can: 🔹Reduce pollution 🔹Create jobs 🔹Energize local economies Learn more:
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UN Environment Apr 21
Yet another reason to 💚 and protect forests 🌲🌴🌳 They act as carbon sinks, absorbing the equivalent of roughly 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide each year. Where is your favourite forest?
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UN Environment Apr 20
Environmental messaging can lead to change if it acts as a channel that diffuses solutions & is incorporated coherently in larger organizational strategies for behavioural change. Learn more on how to harness this 👇
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UN Environment Apr 20
The volume of sewage in the world is set to rise in line with population growth. Our wastewater, including sewage, contains increasing amounts of dangerous chemicals, toxic substances & debris associated with modern consumer lifestyles.
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UN Environment Apr 20
The International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability helps the world’s major financial centres to increase green & sustainable finance. Each member is committed to shifting their investments to support the & the Paris Agreement.
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UN Environment Apr 20
Chile 🇨🇱has the second largest electric bus fleet in the world, after China? At Chile stressed the importance of having an electric mobility strategy to help & the economic advantage of switching to electric vehicles.
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UN Environment Apr 19
Costa Rica🇨🇷uses a combination of solar, biomass, wind & geothermal energy to cover the country’s energy⚡needs for over 300 days a year. It has a long-term plan to decarbonize its economy which includes electric mobility. Read more:
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UN Environment Apr 19
“We need 3 things to happen: 🚲Avoid the need for transport through better city design 🚲Shift to more efficient modes of transport such as public transport, walking & cycling 🚲Improve transport through cleaner vehicles” Read more:
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UN Environment Apr 19
According to our report on Legal Limits on Single-Use Plastics: A Global Review of National Laws and Regulations, only eight countries in the world have regulation on microbeads.
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UN Environment Apr 19
🆕It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses. Along with we developed a smartphone app based on actual meteorological data collected from weather stations across Africa. Learn more👇
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UN Environment Apr 18
"Through entertainment 📺🎮, we can make people advocates of environmental issues—above and beyond raising their awareness. We can promote solutions to ecosystem challenges and positively influence environmental decision."
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