UN Environment Programme (@UNEP )

UN Environment Programme

Bio Official account of the United Nations Environment Programme. 馃審馃實馃寧 #ForNature
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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Account created 06-05-2009 09:34:32
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iPhone : Young people are resilient, resourceful & engaged. They are mobilizing for #ClimateAction, racial justice, gender equality and other #GlobalGoals.

On #YouthDay I call on leaders and adults to help enable the world鈥檚 youth to enjoy lives of safety, dignity & opportunity.

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Twitter Web App : The 馃實 can鈥檛 celebrate 1.8 billion young people in just one day.

The United NationsYouthEnvoy) 's Twitter Profile">UN Youth Envoy and the United Nations invite you to join a month-long tribute to celebrate young people as the leaders of today and tomorrow! #31DaysofYouth #Youth2030
un.org/youthenvoy/ pic.twitter.com/NYhPEcZJRp

iPhone : Young people are creating solutions to the worlds problems everyday.

This #YouthDay, we celebrate their contributions to a healthy planet for all.

Be inspired by some of the environmental solutions by UN Environment Programmes #YoungChamps of the Earth.


iPhone : It鈥檚 time to reimagine our relationship to nature.
The time for action is now.
This #YouthDay, young activists around the world are sending an open letter to world leaders to act #ForNature. Join us now: fornature.undp.org

#Youth4GlobalAction #31DaysOfYOUth

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Hootsuite Inc. : #WorldElephantDay is celebrated to honor this iconic species, to spread awareness about the threats elephants are facing and to support solutions for their protection.

Test your knowledge about馃悩馃悩 with our quiz & go #WildforLife on a savannah journey! unenvironment.org/news-and-stori鈥

Twitter Media Studio : The African savannah 馃搷

At the turn of the 20th century there were
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Today estimates suggest fewer than 0.5 million 馃悩 remain.

This #WorldElephantDay, join us on a savannah journey to learn more.


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Most dietary recommendations provided by national governments are not compatible with global environmental & health targets such as the #ParisAgreement & the #GlobalGoals

How to increase the environmental sustainability of dietary guidelines 猬囷笍 unenvironment.org/news-and-stori鈥

Hootsuite Inc. : #DYK mountains 鉀帮笍 host 25% of the biodiversity on land & 28% of the planets 馃審馃實馃寧 forests 馃尣馃尦 ?

More from FAO 猬囷笍

Twitter Web App : 馃尣Forests are the most diverse habitat on land, but deforestation, mainly due to agricultural expansion, threatens #biodiversity.

#ForNature we must transform how we produce & consume food.


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Twitter Web App : #COVID19 recovery = an opportunity to future-proof economies & for cities馃彊锔 to

馃煝Clear their air
馃煝Green their open spaces,
馃煝Embrace solutions that help decarbonize & drive down resource use and related impacts on ecosystems

鉁匴hile creating new jobs.

Hootsuite Inc. : Kalimantan, Indonesia鈥檚 馃嚠馃嚛portion of Borneo island, is no stranger to peatland fires. In early July, one of its provinces, Central Kalimantan, declared a state of emergency after over 700 blazes were detected there.

馃摉 on peatland restoration efforts 馃憞

Hootsuite Inc. : Happy #WorldLionDay

Lions 馃have vanished from 90% of their historic range.
Habitat loss, poaching & illegal trade + conflict with local communities who compete over grazing land for livestock are the major threats to lions.

Learn more: wildfor.life/species/lion

Twitter Web App : #IndigenousPeoplesDay is a chance to think about how we can rectify mistakes of the past, enshrine both environmental sustainability & human rights in decision making & give indigenous communities a true voice when it comes to development on their lands. link.medium.com/Bg0hUxYeQ8

Hootsuite Inc. : Banks in the Latin American & the Caribbean region have an opportunity to improve assessment of #ClimateRisks in their plans & strategies, with the aim of increasing resilience & being better prepared to support the transition to low carbon economies.

iPhone : Cities are being hit hardest by by the pandemic, with some 90% of all reported #COVID19 cases occurring in urban areas.

But cities are also where the battle for a green recovery can be won: bit.ly/2PArhcG

Hootsuite Inc. : Which one is harmful for the environment, chemical or mineral sunscreen?

What do you do if you are boating near reef & spot a whale shark?

You鈥檙e snacking on a boat & spot a grouper fish, do you give him a bite?

Go #WildForLife at bit.ly/SeafarerJourney to learn & explore

iPhone : #IndigenousPeoples are guardians of forests, using traditional knowledge and their connection with nature to prevent forest degradation.

Learn more from UN-REDD Programme on #IndigenousPeoplesDay

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Hootsuite Inc. : Reduce, reuse & recycle 鈾!


Join the #ActNow movement, make small changes in your daily lifestyle so that less waste goes to landfill. un.org/actnow #ClimateAction