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Coral reef resilience key to support the underwater cities threatened by climate change

The world is figuring out how to move forward in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic by finding newer ways to support economic development, animal and human well…

Decades after devastating cyclone, mangroves are on the rebound in Mozambique

In the lead up to International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem on 26 July, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is running a series of…

Act #ForNature Forum

Every two years, decision makers from around the globe come together at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), pushing for action on the most critical…

Engaging industry to tackle marine litter

Every year the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development meets to advance the UN System’s agenda on sustainable development. The United Nations…

Restoring ecosystems in the Mediterranean

The United Nations proclaimed 22 May as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The…

Canada leads push to safeguard world’s oceans

World Oceans Day on June 8 is a time to celebrate and honour the oceans that feed us, regulate our climate, and generate most of the oxygen we breathe. They also…

India’s youth take on plastic pollution

On the 30th June 2020, 1,900 young people joined together at the Virtual Youth Summit in India to celebrate their completion of the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge…

More conservation efforts critical to save the vaquita

July 18 marks International Save the Vaquita Day to raise awareness about this critically endangered marine mammal, which is part of the United Nations Environment…

Guidelines target plastic pollution hotspots

From promoting innovative eco-design to banning the use of single-use plastic straws, efforts to curb plastic pollution are as ubiquitous as plastic itself. However…

Dive in virtually to protect our oceans

Would you like to dive into the gorgeous Caribbean country of Belize to learn about how to protect our marine ecosystems? Join the United Nations Environment…