Sociology

Sociology

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Located
Established
Members
Type of org
Focus
UNEP
Nairobi, Kenya
1972 by the UN
192 countries
6 regional office (Africa, Asia, Europe, West Asia, North America, Latin America
and many country offices
UN organization
Mainly on developing countries
Voice for the Environment within the UN
Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends
Developing international and national environmental instruments
Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment
Priority areas: climate change, disaster and conflict, ecosystem management, env governance, chemicals, waste, resource efficiency and environment under review
WWF international
Gland Switzerland
1961
100 countries with 12 million supporters
International Conservation Organization
Ocean, forest, freshwater ecosystem

Coordinates all WWF activities

Worlds largest conservation organization dedicated to conservation, restoration and research of wildlife, protected areas, poaching, human wildlife conflict, conservation of ecological important regions
IUCN international Union for Conservation of Nature
Gland Switzerland
1948
200+ Gov
900 non Gov,
45 countries
Asia, east Africa, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean South America, west Asia, west and central Africa, Mediterranean
GLOBAL
Largest Env Org. created by UNESCO
Publishes Red list

Scientific research, conservation projects, and influences government and international environmental conventions policies and laws, Business, economics, education, ecosystem, global policy, gender, forest, marine, protected area, species, water, social, science, world heritage
IPCC
Geneva, Switzerland
1988
Created By the UNEP and World Meteorological Org.
Scientific intergovernmental body
Does not carry out own research, peer reviews research and forms its own conclusions.

Publishes special reports related to the UN Framework on CC (UNFCC)- the UN takes actions on these reports....

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