According to UNEP's Global Environment Outlook 5, released in June 2012, only 13 of the world's 169 coastal dead zones are recovering.
What does GEO stand for?
GEO stands for Global Environment Outlook
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- Geostationary Equatorial Orbit
- Geostationary Orbit
- Geosynchronous Earth Orbit
- Geotechnical Engineering Office (Hong Kong)
- Geothermal Education Office (Tiburon, CA)
- Global Earth Oceans (Fifth World Community)
- Global Education Office (various universities)
- Global Elite Operatives (gaming clan)
- Global Engagement Operations
- Global Equity Offerings
- Global Equity Opportunities (Goldman Sachs)
- Gold Equivalent Ounce (mining product marketing)
- Government Equalities Office (UK)
- Graduate Employee Organization
- Graduate English Organization (various schools)
- Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
- Grass Roots economic Organizing
- Green Earth Organization
- Green Energy Ohio
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Global environment outlook of UN assessed 90 of the most important environmental goals and objectives and found that significant progress had only been made in four.
The second presents the work done in the context of the Global Environment Outlook, the major global report of UN Environment Programme.
The regional consultation meeting was held as one of the steps towards the production of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5), which will be launched on World Environment Day on June 5, in 2012.
Participants are pinpointing existing policies that should be maintained or replicated in other environment sectors and discovering new, innovative and integrated policies that have the potential and promise to meet selected goals, at the two-day regional consultation of the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).
The Global Environment Outlook says there are "persistent" issues such as pressure on resources, decline of fish stocks and loss of available fresh water and fertile land which are not being dealt with.
Statistics in UNEP's Global Environment Outlook Yearbook 2003, released in March 2004, attest that thanks to desertification, dust and sand storms are affecting Northeast Asia nearly five times as often as they did in the 1950s, and the storms are growing in intensity.