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Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake

Changing direction on Myanmar's second largest lake, under threat from climate change and unsustainable farming.  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


Urbanizing Africa; avoiding pitfalls and embracing opportunities

Planning for a future where 1.2 billion Africans live in cities.  


Turning the tide

Looking at new ways to bring life back to the Aral Sea.  


Reviving an ancient irrigation system to meet climate change

In the last decade Sri Lanka has been experiencing severe shifts in seasonal rainfall, increased floods and droughts.  


Dengue fever ravages Asia Pacific

In the last 50 years there's been a 30-fold increase in cases.  


Global Goals Week

This year’s Global Goals Week is the biggest one yet, with more than 80 partners and dozens of events uniting people from all walks of life around a common mission: a sustainable future for everyone.  


Ending the dry season with sustainable water management

Communities in northern Ghana thrive with reliable irrigation and new income opportunities.  


Sahel, a region of opportunities

Harnessing potential, talent, and energy.  


Climate and health: finding common cause

Health humans require a healthy planet. Yet without urgent action, the climate crisis will undo decades of progress in global health.  

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