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UN Environment Programme

Official account of the United Nations Environment Programme. 🌏🌍🌎 #ForNature

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Joined on 6 May, 2009

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Water🚰 is under extreme threat from,
✅Growing population
✅Increasing demands of agriculture & industry
✅The worsening impacts of climate change
We need to value water💧 and safeguard it effectively .

What does water mean to you?
#Water2me

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Replying to @JoyceMsuya: In Jamaica, a @UNEP project is working in partnership with the government to empower citizens to find innovative solutions…

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#Playing4thePlanet🌏🌍🌎

In 2020 more than 110 million game🎮 players supported green initiatives like tree planting🌳🌴🌲 through activations in games like Angry Birds & Subway Surfers.

More on #ClimateAction in the video gaming industry ⤵️

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In Jamaica, a @UNEP project is working in partnership with the government to empower citizens to find innovative solutions to #BeatPlasticPollution, including creative upcycling & income-generating opportunities.

Collaboration is key for #CleanSeas.

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Replying to @AminaJMohammed: We are racing against a rapidly changing climate, to protect people and the planet. Join @UN SG @antonioguterres in our…

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From connectivity science for urban forests in Quebec to adaptive multi-paddock grazing in Arizona, a new report shares success stories on how North America is tapping into the power of nature to protect & restore ecosystems. #BuildBackGreener #ForNature

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Climate litigation has become more common & more successful worldwide.

And the background of plaintiffs is becoming increasingly diverse, with NGOs & political parties joined by children, senior citizens, migrants, & indigenous peoples:

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Agriculture and pressure to produce cheaper, faster commodities are primary drivers of biodiversity🐟🌲🐩 loss.

Transforming our food systems will help
🏞️Restore biodiversity and habitats
💰Strengthen market opportunities for smallholder farmers.

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Replying to @andersen_inger: As we press restart in 2021, I am hopeful because we have seen that not only problems, but solutions can also grow expo…

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As we press restart in 2021, I am hopeful because we have seen that not only problems, but solutions can also grow exponentially.

In my remarks to the 153rd Committee of Permanent Representatives, I outline what hope means for climate & #ForNature

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Follow 3 unlikely heroes as they race through time to find a way to protect the #ozonelayer & change the future for good.

Learn the power of collaboration, teamwork & trusting the science.

#ResetEarth, out now:

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Replying to @JoyceMsuya: Courtrooms are increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the planet.

A new @UNEP report finds tha…

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Replying to @UN: "A country’s ability to adapt to & prepare for the increasingly harmful impacts of the climate crisis should not depend on its weal…

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Applications are open for the post to lead the @CCACoalition, a partnership committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate through actions to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.

Learn more & apply via @UN_Careers ➡️

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We are racing against a rapidly changing climate, to protect people and the planet. Join @UN SG @antonioguterres in our commitment to Adaptation and Resilience.
Discover how you can #ActNow #AdaptationSummit

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Great news as EU🇪🇺 Foreign Affairs Ministers highlighted urgent need to #ActOnMethane & to join the International Methane Emissions Observatory. We forward to working with @EU_Commission & @EUCouncil to accelerate reductions in methane emissions globally.

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Out of 1,500 climate change litigation cases worldwide, some 1,200 of them were filed in the USA & 350 in all other countries combined.

Judges👩🏾‍⚖️👨🏼‍⚖️🧑🏻‍⚖️ & courts🏛 everywhere have an essential role to play in addressing the climate crisis - learn more:

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Replying to @andersen_inger: Pleasure to speak at the 1st meeting of the One Health Global Leaders Group on #AntimicrobialResistance. @UNEP is co…

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Pleasure to speak at the 1st meeting of the One Health Global Leaders Group on #AntimicrobialResistance. @UNEP is committed to this Alliance because the natural environment is critical to solving #AMR and to achieving #OneHealth. #ForNature

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed 𝗼𝗯𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗹𝗲𝘀 & 𝗯𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗸𝗮𝗴𝗲𝘀 in our global food system.

We need to 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘆 we

1️⃣ Grow
2️⃣ Harvest
3️⃣ Sell
4️⃣ Eat

the results of nature’s production 🌱

Head to our fleets to learn more ⏫

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Courtrooms are increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the planet.

A new @UNEP report finds that citizens are turning to courts to access justice & exercise their right to a healthy environment.

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📍Jamaica

Marine litter within the country's coastal waters has impacted the tourism & fisheries industries.

To reverse this trend a national ban on single-use plastics was launched in 2019.

Learn about what's being done to #BeatPlasticPollution.

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"A country’s ability to adapt to & prepare for the increasingly harmful impacts of the climate crisis should not depend on its wealth."

-- @antonioguterres at Monday's Climate Adaptation Summit. #ClimateAction

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Recent trends in climate litigation include “greenwashing” and non-disclosures, when corporate messaging contains false or misleading information about climate change impacts.

Learn more in the new report on climate change litigation.
#ClimateCrisis

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Climate change litigation cases are on the rise worldwide.

A growing number of lawsuits are drawing on existing national & international laws that guarantee citizens a fundamental right to a healthy environment.

Our 🆕 report⤵️
#ClimateCrisis

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