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2020 Equator Prize winners show nature-based solutions ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

The 11th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honored 10 Indigenous and local communities from across the world in a virtual gala event, delivering a powerful message of local leadership to the UN…  


Building forward from COVID-19 towards the ambition of the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda came into being five years ago. Never before had world leaders pledged common action and endeavour across such a broad and universal policy agenda  


Nature loss is risky business

One of the top three ranked risks in the world in terms of potential impact.  


Turning dung into gold

Biogas changes the lives of Guinean farmers and their families.  


Bending the curve on biodiversity loss requires nothing less than transformational change

A spate of recent reports paint a stark picture.  


UNDP launches global call to action encouraging nature-based solutions for sustainable development

Tomorrow, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will launch the Nature for Life Hub, a first-of-its-kind global call to action encouraging stakeholders to place nature at the centre of global…  


Equator Prize highlights indigenous and local solutions at UN Nature Summit

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 10 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 10 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity, climate…  


Nature for Life: The value of nature in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

COVID-19 has further highlighted the importance of the relationship between people, nature, and, prosperity, and shows us how important it is to leave no one behind.  


Keeping our climate promise

It is now or never for Nationally Determined Contributions and the Paris Agreement.  


Fresh local food in Botswana: "We are ready to meet this demand."

Farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change.  

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