While occupying only three percent of the earth’s surface, the ASEAN region boasts of globally significant terrestrial and marine biodiversity that include...
Welcome to The ASEAN Environment Website
OverviewThe ASEAN region is endowed with rich natural resources that sustain essential life support systems both for the region and the world. Apart from providing water, food and energy, these natural resources play an important role in sustaining a wide range of economic activities and livelihoods.
The region is blessed with a variety of unique ecosystems such as the Mekong River Basin, Ha Long Bay and Lake Toba. The region has a long coastline, measuring about 173,000 kilometres in total, and is surrounded by major seas and gulfs such as the South China Sea, the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand … Read more
- Bangkok Resolution on ASEAN Environmental Cooperation (2012)
- New Delhi ASEAN-India Ministerial Statement on Biodiversity ( 2012)
- Joint Statement of ASEAN Environment Ministers for the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2012)
- ASEAN Leaders’ Statement on Climate Change to COP-17 to the UNFCCC and CMP-7 to the Kyoto Protocol (19th ASEAN Summit, 2011)
- ASEAN Leaders’ Statement on Joint Response to Climate Change (16th ASEAN Summit, 2010)
- ASEAN Joint Statement on Climate Change to COP-15 to the UNFCCC and CMP-5 to the Kyoto Protocol (15th ASEAN Summit, 2009)