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For all the progress inspired by the Global Goals one barrier impedes them all: the choice we make in our everyday lives continues to fuel consumption and production habits that are increasingly extending beyond the limits of our planet. Our #SolveDifferent campaign focuses on an informative and emotive approach to communicating the environmental cost of key consumption and production models.
Pollution kills more than 9 million people every year – that’s roughly one in six deaths worldwide. Sign the #BeatPollution pledge and tell world leaders they need to act now to end pollution in all its forms.
Air pollution in our cities and in our homes is killing 6.5 million people each year and is driving climate change. Show your support to #BreathLife global campaign to reduce air pollution, improve health and preserve our climate. Commit to take action and receive updates regularly.
Young Champions of the Earth is a forward-looking prize designed to breathe life into the ambitions of brilliant young environmentalists. Each year, six young people – one from each global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.
Poor air quality is a major challenge threatening lives of millions. Reducing air pollution saves lives and benefits climate change, biodiversity and food security. Clean Air Week is focused on solutions for better air quality in Asia Pacific.
UN Environment launched #CleanSeas in February 2017, with the aim of engaging governments, the general public, civil society and the private sector in the fight against marine plastic litter. Over the next five years, the campaign will address the root-cause of marine litter by targeting the production and consumption of non-recoverable and single-use plastic.
Join the #WildforLife Big Cat Team Challenge and help us protect the world’s remaining jaguars, lions, snow leopards and tigers!
By taking part, you can help to ensure that these precious cats have our attention—and our protection. The Challenge is open until 22 April.
How does the Team Challenge work?Choose a team to join and pledge to make informed buying decisions and never purchase illegal wildlife products. Morph your…
The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint is a voluntary partnership formed by UN Environment and the World Health Organization to prevent exposure to lead, while promoting the phase-out of paints containing lead. The Lead paint Alliance is guided by an advisory group chaired by the United States of America through the Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and consisting of Government representatives from Colombia, Republic of Moldova,…
The Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint campaign is in support of the SAVE FOOD Initiative to reduce food loss and waste along the entire chain of food production and consumption - run by the FAO and trade fair organizer Messe Düsseldorf - and the UN Secretary General's Zero Hunger Challenge. The campaign specifically targets food wasted by consumers, retailers and the hospitality industry.