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Inger Andersen: Reversing the domino effect of our destruction of nature

Inger Andersen

Since the start of the industrial revolution, humanity’s relationship with nature has been celebrated as a triumph. Through innovation, we light up countries, build industries and travel overseas with unprecedented speed. With agricultural developments, a record number of people are being fed, and in some parts of the world, life expectancy has more than doubled. Inger Andersen, Executive Director of ...

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COP26: UK targeting natural solutions to combat climate change – Laing

Catriona Laing

Amplifying the achievements of local champions and the impact of their activities on sustainable living are some of the issues that will dominate discussions during the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) holding in Glasgow in November. In an interview conducted with Etta Michael Bisong in Abuja ...

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Pre-COP26 forum explores how nature-based solutions can build climate resilience

Nature-based Solutions Dialogue

The relevance of nature-based solutions for building resilience to climate change were examined from varying perspectives at a two-day virtual forum from February 18 to 19, 2021. Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, speaking at the event Over 100 participants from Federal and State Governments, civil society groups and international development partners participated in the dialogue on: “Nigeria for ...

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Implications of UNEP’s Adaptation Gap Report 2021 for Africa: Incentivising nature-based solutions uptake

Richard Munang

“One who causes others misfortune also teaches them a lesson” and, “if you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” These African proverbs encapsulate the continent’s climate change predicament. That while it has been a source of misfortune, it constantly provides us with lessons to climate proof and grow our economies – but only if our actions ...

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Equator Prize: UNDP honours 10 communities for local, innovative, nature-based solutions

Achim Steiner

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners on Monday, June 15, 2020 announced the winners of the 11th Equator Prize to recognise 10 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organisations showcase innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity loss and climate change. UNDP Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner Equator Prize winners, who represent indigenous communities, have been ...

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