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GEO-6 Assessment for Latin America and the Caribbean


The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) Regional Assessment for Latin America and the Caribbean paints a comprehensive picture of the environmental factors contributing to human health and well-being at the regional level.

This assessment provides an objective evaluation and analysis designed to support environmental decision making.

The regional assessment is structured in 4 main chapters:

  • Chapter 1 reviews the regional priorities established at the REIN conference and explains why each priority is of importance to the region;
  • Chapter 2 describes the state of the environment in the region around five key themes (air, water, oceans, land, biodiversity), analysing key environmental issues;
  • Chapter 3 assesses the policy responses to the mentioned environmental issues in the region;
  • Chapter 4 reviews future trends that can affect the regions environment in the future and analyses the actions needed for the region to achieve a more sustainable future.