UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the U.N. system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator, and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.

Green Economy is being touted by governments, corporations, and development agencies as the way forward for a world threatened by climate change, environmental degradation, and economic instability.

In the face of rapid population growth and a warming climate, Texas's water resources have never been under such intense pressure.

"The U.N. is working with governments, civil society and other partners to shape an ambitious sustainable development framework to meet the needs of both people and planet, providing economic transformation and opportunity to lift people out of poverty, advancing social justice and protecting the environment."

"The South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) empowers young people who are neglected by South Africa's education system. Through tutoring, enrichment and support, we give impoverished learners the tools to reach their potential and uplift their communities."

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