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Official Twitter account of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Follow our senior leadership: @ErikSolheim & @IbrahimThiaw

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The 5 main Greenhouse Gas producers are: Electricity, Agriculture, Manuafacturing, Transportation, & Buildings. str@BillGatesesses the importance of innovation in ALL of these areas in order to beat
Coral reefs provide protection from extreme weather, food, livelihoods & economic opportunity to more than 1/2 a billion people. These crucial ecosystems are being destroyed at an alarming rate:
📷https://t.co/jjZ51cctPaT#climatechangehe Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey
The ocean faces growing pressure from unsustainable human activities.
It is essential that we safeguard the precious biodiversity at risk.
#UNBiodiversityConference @CBDNews
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Happy to announce that @NHLAlumni is partnering with us to organize the Last Game at the North Pole next April to raise awareness on climate change. The newest player to join our game is the legendary Mike Richter! Stay tuned for more exciting news to come about #TheLastGame!
Welcome to #CleanSeas, Belize! Home to the second-largest barrier reef in the world, 🇧🇿 has pledged to ban single-use plastic items, as well as styrofoam by April 2019.
Here’s how other countries in the region are working to #BeatPlasticPollution: https://t.co/HXn0Rw4HNE
During Operation #30DaysAtSea, Albanian authorities isolated waters surrounding a sunken fishing vessel containing some 500L of oil, preventing an ecological catastrophe. Law enforcers play a key role in mitigating the contamination from #PollutionCrime
Over 300 million tonnes of plastic waste are produced every year, 1/2 of which are designed for single-use.
@ShadyRabab is using art to #BeatPlasticPollution by teaching children how to make music out of discarded plastic: https://t.co/tl46iMT5o8 #YoungChamps
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Biodiversity is being lost at up to 1,000 times the natural rate.
This loss & the degrading of ecosystems increases the vulnerability of communities to . #climatechange#UNBiodiversityConference
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#30DaysAtSea: An international law enforcement operation with @INTERPOL_HQ & aga@Europolinst maritime pollution has revealed hundreds of violations & exposed serious cases of contamination worldwide. #PollutionCrime#CleanSeashttps://t.co/gprxB67QZQ
The youth of today are the opinion leaders and decision makers of the future. The future health of the planet rests with them. That’s why it’s so important to get them interested and engaged in environmental issues. Here is inspiration in action: https://t.co/j1hw7ukcv1
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