UNEP conducted a post-conflict assessment report in Bosnia and Herzegovina, reporting on the environmental and health impacts of the depleted uranium munitions used by the United States and NATO forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 1992-1995 war after the breakup of Yugoslavia.
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Peru: Environmental Degradation in the Andes
Peru is incredibly geographically diverse, but the Andean highlands present the most urgent challenges from climate change.
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Vietnam & The USA: The Continuing War
During the Vietnam War, American forces sprayed more than 11 million gallons of Agent Orange, an herbicide, over Vietnam as part of an attritional warfare strategy to destroy the forest cover of the Viet Cong and to destroy their food supply.
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USA: Environmental Inequity in Alabama
2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation, an incredibly overwhelming statistic. It also seems far away, endemic to developing countries like India. It hardly seems conceivable that in the United States ofContinue reading
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India: Sanitation & Environmental Health in Rural Rajasthan Communities
India’s sanitation crisis affects both the health and personal security of the 840 million people in the country without access to clean and safe sanitation services.