Vol 6 No 4
the UNEP magazinefor youth. To view currentand past issues of thispublication online,please visit www.unep.org
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Head, UNEP’s Children and Youth Unit
Edward Cooper, Ecuador
Laura Paulina Tercero Araiz,Mexico; Andrew Bartolo, Malta; Sarah Bishop,Australia; Marie Nickie Bolos, Philippines; Zoë Caron,Canada; Ahmed Chentir, Algeria; Meghna Das, India;Matthew Giordmaina, Malta; Carolina Arruda Buarquede Gusmão, Brazil; Paulina Monforte Herrero, Mexico;Ruchi Jain, India; HyunJin Jeon, Rep. of Korea; GloriaIp Tung, Hong Kong SAR; Carlos Bartesaghi Koc,Peru; Margaret Koli, Kenya; Simon Sizwe Mayson,South Africa; Netpakaikarn Netwong, Thailand; RohitPansare, India; Sri Rezeki, Indonesia; Óscar FelipeSaavedra, Colombia; Deia Schlosberg, USA; Hyrla deSouza e Silva, Brazil; Charlotte Sullivan, UK; Sijie Tan,Singapore; Gregg Treinish, USA; Juan José AponteUbillús, Peru.
Rod Abson, World ScoutBureau; Jane Bowbrick; Chris Coulter, GlobeScan;Michelle Desilets, Borneo Orangutan Survival UK; Julia Horsch, Bayer; Pascale Moehrle, WWF; PavanSukhdev, Deutsche Bank; Rosey Simonds and DavidWoollcombe, Peace Child International.
Printed in the United KingdomThe contents of this magazine do not necessarilyreﬂect the views or policies of UNEP or the editors,nor are they an ofﬁcial record. The designationsemployed and the presentation do not imply theexpression of any opinion whatsoever on the partof UNEP concerning the legal status of any country,territory or city or its authority, or concerning thedelimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Editorial 3Implementing green 4Material friends 5Unite to ﬁght 6Natural faith 6Uniting nations 7The Green New Deal 8TUNZA answers your questions 8Green growth 9I’ll live through it 10Survival is non-negotiable 11Going global 11Consuming the planet 12Buying and selling 12Only connect 14Thinking globally 15One hour, no power 15The ape that changed my life 16Keeping it wild 17Back on track 18Self-starting 19Material gains 20Chemical reactions 21Seven global thinkers 22
UNEP and Bayer, the German-basedinternational enterprise involvedin health care, crop science andmaterials science, are working together to strengthen young people’senvironmental awareness and engagechildren and youth in environmentalissues worldwide.
The partnership agreement, renewedto run through 2010, lays down abasis for UNEP and Bayer to enlargetheir longstanding collaboration tobring successful initiatives to countriesaround the world and develop newyouth programmes. Projects include:TUNZA Magazine, the InternationalChildren’s Painting Competition onthe Environment, the Bayer YoungEnvironmental Envoy in Partnershipwith UNEP, the UNEP TunzaInternational Youth/Children’sConference, youth environmentalnetworks in Africa, Asia Paciﬁc,Europe, Latin America, North Americaand West Asia, the Asia-Paciﬁc Eco-Minds forum, and a photo competition,‘Ecology in Focus’, in Eastern Europe.
UNEP promotesenvironmentally sound practicesglobally and in its own activities. Thismagazine is printed on 100% recycled paper,using vegetable-based inks and other eco-friendly practices. Our distribution policy aimsto reduce UNEP’s carbon footprint.