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Hurricane Isidore hit the west coast of Mexico in 2002. Locally driven recovery efforts now blossom into resilient climate action in Mexico  


Sustainable forestry: Republic of Korea has lessons to offer to developing countries

From keeping our air healthier, absorbing carbon dioxide, to providing livelihoods for people, forests are good for people and planet.  


UNDP joins PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet Initiatives as the co-coordinator of the ‘Protected Areas’ (PA), one of the thematic communities set up…  


Forest guardians

In Mexico, a country of megabiodiversity, communities and nature work to preserve each other  


In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence; those who peacefully defend their rights should not be persecuted for doing so.  


Think globally, act locally

Indigenous peoples and local communities can be an agent for change. UNDP works to bring their voices and knowledge to the main stage  


Latin America Launches New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar

In an unprecedented global commitment to saving the jaguar, leading international conservation organizations and 14 jaguar range states have joined together to launch the Jaguar 2030 Conservation…  


World Wildlife Day 2019 focusing on marine species for the first time

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), working in partnership to facilitate…  


Pathfinder Award Winners 2018

UNDP, IUCN-WCPA and WildArk present the inaugural Pathfinder Award for innovation in nature conservation.  


ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development

This publication illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws/policies on the achievement of the SDGs.  

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