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A healthy planet

Depends on all of us

A healthy environment is the foundation of human life

It provides us with the goods and services that we need to survive and thrive.

Natural Beauty
Clean Air
Food
A livable Climate
Energy
Drinking Water
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But we are putting the planet under enormous pressure

We are depleting the Earth’s natural resources, polluting its air and water, destabilizing the climate, and driving many of its species to extinction.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development charts a clear path forward

We can protect the planet while building stable societies and vibrant economies. The sustainable Development Goals provide us with a plan of action to radically improve our world by 2030.

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If we work together, we can change the world.

UN Environment works with people around the globe to drive the changes that the planet needs. Together, we can build a healthier, more sustainable world for ourselves, our children and our grandchildren.