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"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."

Following decades of brutal conflict, projects have begun generating economic and social opportunities that promote peace.  


In the path of the monarch butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of Michoacán is known around the world for an extraordinary migratory phenomenon.  


A bay in Jamaica comes back to life

Rare sea turtles flourish as a community bands together.  


Recycling waste and creating opportunities for women

For a community in Jordan a new recycling centre represents more than just work.  


World Wildlife Day highlights the importance of 'biodiversity super year'

World Wildlife Day is celebrated this year under the theme 'Sustaining all Life on Earth', highlighting the unique place of wild fauna and flora as essential components of the world’s biodiversity, as…  


In Tanzania, electricity and clean water comes from a box

Off Grid Boxes provide new opportunities in rural communities.  


Protecting humanity’s safety net

The world is facing a biodiversity crisis. We have lost more than 60 percent of species populations in the last 50 years.  


Guardians of the 'Knuckles' range

In central Sri Lanka, the UNESCO World Heritage site is named for its peaks that resemble a clenched fist.  


"We knew that if we continued at this rate, we would not have a forest."

Preserving the livelihoods of those who depend on Kenyan forests.  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase

Judges and organizers of the World Wildlife Day 2020 Film Showcase have unveiled the finalists of this year’s contest, highlighting 57 outstanding films, picked from a total of 345 entries. The seven…  

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