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Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

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Fish and wildlife are an integral part of the indigenous culture and diet in the Rupununi region of Guyana, a small country of South America that borders Brazil and Venezuela. In recent years, however, threats like in...

Floating Cities

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The idea of floating cities has been around for centuries. Now, a new collaborative entity called Oceanix is achieving this ancient vision with modern technology. In a rapidly urbanizing world, where six in ten people...

At Madrid Climate Conference, UN chief says solutions within reach

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Speaking at the Climate Conference in Madrid, UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world can take the path of surrender, or path of hope. What full: Critical Juncture in Efforts to Limit Global Warming - UN...

Critical Juncture in Efforts to Limit Global Warming – UN Chief at UN Climate Change Conference

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Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations at the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25). "The decisions we make here will ultimately define whether we choose a path of...

Stop natural hazards from becoming disasters

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Natural hazards don’t have to become disasters. With investments in resilient infrastructure, the world can protect communities and individuals from the devastation caused by earthquakes, tsunamis and other extreme we...

Individual Action on Climate: YouTubers Marissa Rachel, Shanna Lisa and Blogger Thania Peck

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Interactive session. Guests: Marissa Rachel, YouTuber, Thania Peck, Fashion Influencer, and Shanna Lisa, YouTuber. This event took place on the side of the High-Level week of the 74th session of United Nations Genera...

Greta Thunberg (Young Climate Activist) at the Climate Action Summit 2019 – Official Video

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Greta Thunberg, Young Climate Activist, at the Opening of the Climate Action Summit 2019. Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record, ...

Harrison Ford on the importance of rainforests at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

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Statement by Harrison Ford (Actor and Environmental Activist) at the High-Level meeting of the Alliance on Rainforests during the Climate Action Summit 2019. Rainforests constitute the lungs of our planet. The Amazon...

Youth Envoy at the Youth Climate Summit

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Remarks by Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth, at the Youth Climate Summit.

My generation until now has failed to preserve the planet – UN Chief

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Remarks by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, at the Youth Climate Summit. UN chief António Guterres, who was participating in the Summit as ‘keynote listener’, said one of the problems with...

Youth Climate Change Summit – Watch LIVE starting this Saturday!

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The youth of the world are gathering at the United Nations to call for urgent climate action. On Saturday 22 September, the UN Youth Climate Summit will be held in New-York as part of a weekend of events leading up to...

Youth on the Climate Front lines on the Pacific Islands

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Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other th...