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The link between human rights and the environment

There is wider awareness that are driving ecosystems to collapse are also perpetuating some of the worst human rights abuses, including slavery.  


UN celebrates World Wildlife Day and 'Life below Water'

Leaders from UN Member States and international organizations gathered at United Nations Headquarters to celebrate the United Nations World Wildlife Day , under the theme 'Life below water: for people…  


How to choose, cook and eat fish sustainably

Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern writes about the far-reaching benefits of making sustainable choices when shopping for fish.  


World Wildlife Day

Statement on World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2019  


The climate knows no boundaries

I want to share with you a memory from my childhood: it’s sometime in the 1970s, and although the adults are all worried about the energy crisis, for me the world feels in order.  


Why aren't fish coming back?

Renowned author Mark Kurlansky reflects on why, despite regulation, fish populations continue to decline.  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans

ackson Hole Wild, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the…  


What Works in Water and Ocean Governance

Practical lessons from UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance portfolio, this report unveils critical factors that made these projects reach their objectives.  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


Small grants, big results

Celebrating 25 years of partnerships that foster biodiversity in Belize.  

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