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Nature for Life- Putting Nature at the Heart of Sustainable Development and Green Recovery
To complement discussions taking place during the 75th UN General Assembly, UNDP and partners are creating a four-day Nature for Life Hub a
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Restoring the land: Behold the power of restoring an ecosystem in Costa Rica’s Jesús María River Basin
The Jesús María River Basin is located in Costa Rica’s Pacific region, and covers 35,280ha of a diverse landscape comprised of forests, coffee
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Communities responding to COVID-19
he world has ground to a halt in ways few could have predicted, due to the impact of COVID-19 - a pandemic like no other in several decades. For
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Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes
This is the summary of the virtual event held on July 16, 2020 provided by IISD. Held on the sidelines of the 2020 High-level Political Forum on
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Nature is Calling:Using South-South Cooperation to replicate nature-based solutions
To celebrate this year’s International Biodiversity Day and its theme ‘Solutions are in Nature’, we are featuring nature-based solutions that
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Nature is our best defence: Taking climate action and fighting fires in the Seychelles
‘Protecting nature makes me very happy in life’, says Victorin Laboudallon. ‘We need to protect it as much as we can, so future generations can
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ComunicAcción en tiempos de COVID -19
Foto Cortesía: Mayra Perugachi, presidenta del Cabildo de la Comuna Zuleta en Imbabura, en actividades de atención a adultos mayores durante la
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Restoring indigenous territoriality in Guatemala in support of biodiversity conservation
Guatemala means “the land of many trees”, derived from the indigenous Náhuatl word Quauhtlemallan. Forests cover approximately 37% of
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COVID-19 updates
SGP is watching closely and responding to the rapid evolution of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in all its country programmes to ensure the continuity
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A Bay in Jamaica Comes Back To Life
When high school principal Mervyn Tennant retired and moved to the fishing village of Oracabessa Bay on Jamaica’s north coast, he had to witness a
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Life on Land
Globally, agriculture is estimated to be the driver for about 80% of land degradation. Reports have shown that between 1.5m and 7m ha of agricultural
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Mushrooms are Magic: Solar powered mushroom farming in Nepal improves livelihoods and nutrition, and reduces deforestation
Mushrooms are widely grown in Nepal. They are a high value crop that can grow in areas where low soil quality – or even a total absence of soil –
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