Tina and the Green City is part of the Tunza Environmental Series for Children, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). "Tunza" means " to treat with care of affection" in Kiswahili. UNEP hopes to inspire caring for the Earth through creative literature that sparks the interest and awareness of children, their parents and teachers.
Tina and the Green City tells the story of Tina who, inspired by her grandmother's stories of how green the city used to be, decides to take matters into her own hands and, with the help of her friends, make the city green once more. The end of the publication contains a number of facts and and figures about the environment and cities, we well as some suggestions as to what you can do to help improve your local environment.