Half the world's population lives within 60 km of the coast - a coast that is under constant and growing threat. Rising sea levels, ever-more-likely and severe storms and cyclones, and increased… Read more
Healthy wildlife populations are an incredible asset for both local communities and national economies. Yet this rich, but fragile natural asset is in crisis due to poaching and illegal wildlife… Read more
UNDP's Biodiversity Finance Initiative has partnered with the Social Venture Exchange Mexico (SVX) to explore opportunities for impact investing in nature-related projects and ventures in Mexico. The… Read more
Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the… Read more
The Ocean Conference taking place this June at UN headquarters is a unique opportunity to promote and accelerate action, partnerships, commitment and progress on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14,… Read more
Last May, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (USCFR) organized a briefing session on the situation in the Sahel region of Africa.
During the session UNDP stressed the need for broad,… Read more
“Alarm call!” My 12-year old daughter whispered. Fear was in the air, and a successful tiger safari depends on it. The alarm calls of spotted deer, Hanuman langur and even the gigantic Gaur – the… Read more