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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
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Editorial 3A warming world – for real 4Seal the deal! 5Clear and present danger 6Concerted effort 8What can wedge analysis do for us? 8Facing extinction 10Loud and clear 12TUNZA answers your questions 14Plastiki 15Beyond learning 16REDD for go! 16All change 17Clean revolution 18Last resorts 20Six degrees 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.
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