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Global institutions unite for a green and fair COVID recovery

On World Environment Day, 5th June 2020, global institutions working on development, labour and environment have united around key actions for spurring a green, just and transformative recovery.  


Equator Prize winners inspire indigenous and innovative ways of coexisting with nature

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announce the winners of the 11th Equator Prize to recognize 10 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organizations…  


Seychelles dramatically expands its protected ocean

A major portion of its natural world will be significantly safeguarded to encourage sustainable development and fight climate change.  


On Earth Day, harnessing the power of nature to heal herself

How nations are protecting people from interconnected global crises.  


Earth Day and what climate action looks like during COVID-19

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day we are also faced with a pandemic unprecedented in our lifetimes.  


Time #ForNature

A youth video campaign. Record a 30-60 second video answering this question and post it on social media using #ForNature and tagging @UNDP, @UNEP.  


Global Marine Commodities (GMC) Project: Our Model and Early Results

The GMC Project: Our Model and Early Results describes UNDP's unique approach to engaging different public and private sector actors along the seafood supply chain to drive sustainability into 9…  


Applying the hard lessons of coronavirus to the biodiversity crisis

The pace and degree of transformative change can surprise us. Powerful interests want to maintain the status quo, but a crisis challenges these dynamics.  


An opportunity to transform action on nature and climate

UNDP has teamed up with NASA to increase ways to use spatial data to protect biodiversity.  


A bay in Jamaica comes back to life

Rare sea turtles flourish as a community bands together.  

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