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Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

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...

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UN chief on Sustainable Development and Climate Change (Islamabad, Pakistan)

"I’m launching an urgent global call for #ClimateAction in Pakistan, one of the world’s most climate vulnerable countries" said Secretary-General Guterres. "We need far more ambition. Major emitting countries must le...

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Millie Bobby Brown: “Young people don’t want to be talked about. We want to do the talking”

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown addressed the issue of online bullying. She said, “I am convinced that social media doesn’t have to be a place of fear, bullying and harassment. It can bring people togeth...

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Floating Cities

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...

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At Madrid Climate Conference, UN chief says solutions within reach

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...

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

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...

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Stakes High for UN Climate Change Conference (COP25)

Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen, lays out what's at stake for the world ahead of the upcoming COP25 climate change conference taking place in Madrid, from 2 December. #Climate...

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Academy Special Briefing: From the UN Climate Action Summit to COP 25

In follow-up to the UN Climate Action Summit and a month before COP 25 in Spain, this session looks at how corporate leaders can keep the momentum going through ambitious climate action. The session will explain the n...

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Stop natural hazards from becoming disasters

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...

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We must act now – for people and our planet

The world is facing challenges of an unprecedented nature. A polarized political landscape, worrisome signs of a global economic slow-down, growing inequalities, conflicts and a global environmental crisis. The eviden...

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

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...

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Pope Francis at the Climate Action Summit 2019

Pope Francis 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, and winter temperatures in ...