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The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  


Jaguar 2030 New York Statement

A high level forum, representing 11 jaguar range countries, and international and national partner organizations launched the Jaguar 2030 New York Declaration (HYPERLINK) today, at the United Nations…  


Call for Applications for 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018…  


Mexico shows opportunities for impact investment in nature

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…  


Building Island and Community Resilience

Opening remarks at COP23 Side Event in Bonn, Germany  


Investing in Innovative Nature-Based Solutions

Keynote remarks at the Science for Nature and People Partnership “Investing in Innovative Nature-Based Solutions to Achieve SDSs”  


Pathway to Paris: Joan Baez to join Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and more in climate action concert

Another music legend has joined the line-up for November’s historic Pathway to Paris concert for climate action in New York. Singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez will perform along with Patti…  


UNDP, international partners launch cross-border initiative to help save the snow leopard

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of a broad coalition of international partners, has launched a regional initiative to save the snow leopard and protect its sanctuaries in 12…  

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