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‘Pakistan is paying the price of something that was created by others’ – UN Chief message

I have seen many humanitarian disasters in the world, but I have never seen climate carnage on this scale. I have simply no words to describe what I have seen today. Climate change caused by human activity is super...

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When Hurricane Iota Nearly Destroyed Providencia Island in Colombia | UN Story

A tiny island in the Caribbean was decimated by Hurricane Iota in 2020. Although the loss of human life was minimal, the impact on the island’s precious ecosystems deeply changed the perspective of its inhabitants. Tw...

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The largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas

The marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a ...

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‘Aquaman’ Makes Waves With Youth At UN Ocean Forum

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa issued a strong call to action with youth from around the world at a Forum held on the beach as part of the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal. The actor and activist, joined by Uni...

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Why Oceans Matter to Cody Simpson and People Around the World

Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson joins United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and people around the world in declaring that the ocean matters to the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants....

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Save Our Oceans

The opening of this 25-second video will leave you wondering: Can I guess what these flags mean? The answer will remind you that the oceans demand the world's attention.

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COP26 Closes: A way forward in fighting the climate crisis?

For two weeks, thousands attended the historic United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Talks became tense as world leaders deliberated on the decisions that would shape the future survival of our planet in the...

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Don’t Give Up the Fight – UN Chief urges Climate Activist Nicki Becker at COP26

Pledging to fight climate change, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks with an Argentinian Fridays for Future climate activist COP26 in Glasgow. The UN Chief and Nicki Becker, who is also a UNICEF Youth Advoca...

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Puppet Amal and Activist Brianna urge Climate Justice for Women and Girls

At the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26), a resounding call for gender equality took a creative form when Samoan activist Brianna Fruean brought a larger-than-life-size puppet named Amal to the stage. Amal bro...

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