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Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  


Nature for Life

At the High-Level Political Forum, the formal proceedings are instructive, but it is in the side events and hallway conversations where observers can take the pulse of broader global trends.  


Nature for Life: Accelerating SDGs Progress by Investing in People and Planet

UNDP is organizing a corporate side event on the theme of ‘Nature for Life: Accelerating SDG Progress by Investing in People and Planet,’ alongside the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018. The…  


UN Biodiversity Lab launched to revolutionize biodiversity planning and reporting

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Environment (UN Environment), and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, launched the UN Biodiversity Lab - an…  


Buzzing with life

There are many ways bees help the environment and enrich human life. But did you know these little insects are also powerful partners in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals?  


UNDP, NGOs target increased action by governments, business on land sector to address climate change

On the first day of the Ministerial Climate Change (MOCA) Summit, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five not-for-profits launched an initiative calling for concerted action to…  


Goal 15: Life on hand


The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. And each is ultimately reliant on the other to secure life-sustaining H2O.  


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…  

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