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Latin America and Caribbean 

Major Assessments

UNEP
     

CARIBBEAN ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK
UNEP ROLAC, 2005.122p.
ISBN 92-807-2526-2.
The Caribbean Environment Outlook assesses the state of the environment in the Caribbean SIDS and Low-Lying Coastal States in terms of the environmental concerns identified in the BPOA and the driving forces of the environmental change.
Spanish version. English version. Previous issues (1999).

 
     

EL CAMBIO CLIMATICO EN AMERICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE (versión preliminar)
UNEP ROLAC-SEMARNAT, 2004. 98p.
ISBN: 968-817-677-X.
The present document makes a balance of the situation in Latin America and the Caribbean in relation to the climate change, in a while in which the Kyoto protocol is a fact.
Spanish version. English version.

 
     

GEO REPORT FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN : ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK 2003
UNEP ROLAC, 2003. 279p.
ISBN: 92-807-2294-8.
This report is the most complete and updated evaluation on the state of the regional environment, problems and trends in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The assessment covers land, forests, biodiversity, freshwater, marine and coastal resources, upper atmosphere and ozone, urban areas and natural and man-made disasters.
Spanish version. English version. Previous issues (2000)

 
     

GEO JUVENIL PARA AMERICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE. MANUAL DE CAPACITACION
UNEP ROLAC, 2003. 120p.

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This book has been designed as a complement to the precedent Youth GEO Report. It aims to help the young leaders, the students, the professors and all the interested ones in the environment and in the education of the sustainability, with the purpose of translating it in concrete actions and of generating positive changes at local level.
Previous issues (2000).

 
     

ANDEAN ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK 2003
UNEP ROLAC-CAN-CIUP, 2003. 120p.
ISBN: 92-807-2333-2
This report is the most complete and updated evaluation on the state of the environment, problems and trends in the Andean region. It covers land, forests, biodiversity, freshwater, marine and coastal resources, urban areas and natural and man-made disasters. It raises possible ways to improve the environmental and social conditions in the region.
Spanish version. English version.

 
     

REGIONALLY BASED ASSESSMENT OF PERSISTENT TOXIC SUBSTANCES - EASTERN AND WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA
UNEP CHEMICALS, 2002. 101p.
This report represents the effort of data compilation on Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) for the eastern and western South America region (Region XI). It is the first attempt to gather a comprehensive collection of data and analyse information covering eight countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. The region covers a wide diversity of ecosystems and climatic conditions with different patterns of use and disposal of chemicals both in agriculture and in industry.
Spanish version. English version.

 
     

REGIONALLY BASED ASSESSMENT OF PERSISTENT TOXIC SUBSTANCES - CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN
UNEP CHEMICALS, 2002.145p.
This report represents the effort of data compilation on Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) for the the Central American and the Caribbean Region (Region X). Within the often severe constraints of available data, the project identified major regional sources of PTSs; summarized the evidence on their impact on environment and on human health; assessed their transboundary transport; explored the sources of PTS-related problems; evaluated the regional capacity for the containment and abatement of PTSs; identified regional priorities for PTS-related environmental and health issues; and contributed to the identification of global priorities related to PTSs.
Spanish version
. English version.

 
     
CCAD
     

STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES IN CENTRAL AMERICA
CCAD, 1998.

   
     
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