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The Region's Environment in Latin America and the Caribbean


Integrated environmental assessment reports covering Latin America and the Caribbean from the global, regional and sub-regional perspectives.


The latest of UNEP's flagship reports on the state of the global environment published in 2002. GEO 3 presents the 30-year retrospective analysis of environmental state and trends and associated policy responses over the period 1972-2002 with a special focus on human vulnerability to environmental change. The outlook section of the report is presented trough scenarios.

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The GEO global report published at the start of the new millennium. Based on contributions from UN agencies, 850 individuals and 30 environmental institutes, the report outlines progress in tackling existing problems and points to serious new threats, concluding by setting out recommendations for immediate action.

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The assessment report of the state, problems and trends concerning to the region. Published in 2000, it covers eight key thematic areas, asseses the efectiveness of existing environmental and related policies, and provides feasible recommendations for the future.

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A comprehensive assessment of the environmental situation in the Caribbean. The assessment was carried out in cooperation with the University of the West Indies Center for Environment and Development using the GEO process and structure.

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