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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…  


The pequi trees of redemption

How the Kisêdjê people of Brazil went from the brink of collapse to successful entrepreneurs.  


Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNDP is responding to the most pressing issue we face as a species with what we hope will be the largest-ever global survey on climate change.  


Reviving the Paraguay river

Protecting the biodiversity of the Banco San Miguel and Bahía de Asunción Ecological Reserve.  


Gucci joins The Lion’s Share Fund to support wildlife conservation

Gucci, one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands, has joined The Lion’s Share Fund, a unique initiative raising much-needed funds to tackle the crisis in nature, biodiversity and climate across…  


The risks of biodiversity loss for cities

Biodiversity loss, coupled with climate change, poses a profound, existential planetary emergency.  


Satellite data and climate change

How satellite data and geospatial analysis can offer invaluable guidance for ambitious climate action.  


Put more eyes on the Goals

What we can do, in the ten years left, to promote the ambitious aims of the Sustainable Development Goals?  

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