Jason Momoa is our UN Advocate for Life Below Water

Jason Momoa is our UN Advocate for Life Below Water

With this act of passing the Nature Baton to the next generation here at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, I continue my journey to protect and preserve the Ocean and all living creatures on our beautiful, blue planet.…

#climatechange Inger Andersen calls for international action as Kenyan drought deepens

#climatechange Inger Andersen calls for international action as Kenyan drought deepens

The United Nations and humanitarian partners in Kenya are appealing for $472.6 million to help 4.3 million drought-affected people in 2023, in support of the Government-led response, as the crisis is expected to worsen. During a visit to Garissa County…

Wasted: Fast fashion is fueling our ecological crisis #beatpollution

Wasted: Fast fashion is fueling our ecological crisis #beatpollution

New season, new styles, buy more, buy cheap, move on, throw away: the pollution, waste, and emissions of fast fashion are fueling an ecological crisis. With the annual Black Friday sales due on 25 November, there is no better time…

Securing land rights for women in Africa supports reforestation efforts

Securing land rights for women in Africa supports reforestation efforts

Honoured in the 2022 Champions of the Earth Inspiration and Action category, Cécile Bibiane Ndjebet is a tireless advocate for the rights of women in Africa to secure land tenure, which is essential if they are to play a role…

Ecology in economics, counting nature in

Ecology in economics, counting nature in

Honoured in the 2022 Champions of the Earth category of Science and Innovation, Sir Partha Dasgupta is an eminent economist whose landmark review on the economics of biodiversity calls for a fundamental rethink of humanity’s relationship with the natural world…

Pioneering environmental group in Lebanon leading in waste management

Pioneering environmental group in Lebanon leading in waste management

Honoured in the 2022 Champions of the Earth category of Inspiration and Action category, arcenciel is a leading environmental enterprise whose work to create a cleaner, healthier environment has laid the foundation for the country’s national waste management strategy. Today,…

An army of women are rescuing an entire bird species in India

An army of women are rescuing an entire bird species in India

Honoured in the 2022 Champions of the Earth category of Entrepreneurial Vision, Dr Purnima Devi Barman is a wildlife biologist who leads the “Hargila Army”, an all-female grassroots conservation movement dedicated to protecting the Greater Adjutant Stork from extinction. The…

Rescuing indigenous knowledge in the Andes to restore ecosystems

Rescuing indigenous knowledge in the Andes to restore ecosystems

Honoured in the 2022 Champions of the Earth category of Inspiration and Action, Constantino Aucca Chutas has pioneered a community reforestation model driven by local and Indigenous communities, which has led to three million trees being planted in Peru. He…

UN’s Highest Environmental Honour Celebrates Ecosystem Restoration

UN’s Highest Environmental Honour Celebrates Ecosystem Restoration

The 2022 Champions of the Earth implement innovative ways to support nature’s extraordinary capacity for renewal. They restore our planet, affirming that humanity has the ingenuity and ambition to protect our environment and reverse ecosystem degradation. #EarthChamps #GenerationRestoration Link: https://www.unep.org/championsofearth/laureates/2022

Ellie Goulding dives in the Red Sea at #cop27

Ellie Goulding dives in the Red Sea at #cop27

Ellie Goulding joins UNEP and The Ocean Agency for a mission to witness the heat resilient coral reefs of the Red Sea in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Ellie learns why these reefs are able to take the heat as our…