This detailed assessment paints a bleak picture of the state and pace of environmental degradation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, exacerbated by the ongoing occupation.
This report provides an overview of the current state of the environment in the occupied Palestinian territory. Building on earlier work by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the report includes analysis of the current state of the environment, including biodiversity, water, land and soil degradation, depletion of natural resources, urbanization and waste management.
The report describes trends and identifies emerging environmental challenges, including environmental governance challenges. This analysis is intended to provide a basis for evidence-informed policies.