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Senegal: Safeguarding the Future of Migratory Birds

Every year, millions of migratory birds flock to the Senegal River Delta in West Africa for wintering grounds. There, a joint conservation project is underway. Known by its French acronym as “RESSOURCE”, the UN Food a...

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Afghanistan: Ending Child Marriage

Engaged at just ten years old, Farzana was promised to a 50 year-old farmer, already married with six children. Child marriage is not an unusual practice in Afghanistan, it is an age-old custom. UNICEF is working wit...

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Guyana: Loggers Learn About HIV/AIDS Protection

Thirty years after the first case of HIV/AIDS was reported, the battle against HIV/AIDS stigma continues to be a key challenge. In Guyana, the International Labour Organization, ILO, is partnering with the Government,...

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Ecuador: A model of green enterprise

United Nations, June 2009 - Decades of oil drilling in Ecuador in South America has devastated huge swaths of the Amazon rainforest and its wildlife, threatening to destroy the ancestral home of native tribes and thei...

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United Nations TV – Bali’s Coral Reefs

A journey through the "tropical forests of the ocean", home to 50,000 square kilometres of endangered coral reef.

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Haiti: mangrove protection

United Nations, New York, December 2009 - A local non-governmental organization, Village Planete, is partnering with USAID to replant almost four kilometres of Haiti's north coast with more than 10,000 mangroves. Over...