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  1. Guterres outlines four recommendations to help us all ‘Save Our Ocean’

    - UN News

    At the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the international community to commit and unite around the protection and preservation of our seas.

  2. Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: ‘One Million Corals for Colombia’

    - UN News

    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 thousand square kilometres of coral reef awaits those who take the plunge.

  3. Youth are the generation that will help save our ocean and our future, says UN chief

    - UN News

    The world must do more to stop the dramatic decline in ocean health, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Sunday, urging young people gathered in Carcavelos, Portugal, for a UN Youth and Innovation Forum to step up because his generation’s leaders had moved far too slow.

  4. First Person: The Barbadian entrepreneur turning sargassum into money

    - UN News

    Sargassum seaweed has blighted many of the beaches on Barbados for several years. Joshua Forte, a local entrepreneur, is convinced that it can be turned into a valuable commodity, and turned into highly effective, organic compost.

  5. INTERVIEW: Pollution, Cartagena, and the Caribbean

    - UN News

    Since the 1980s, a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) convention to deal with pollution issues affecting the wider Caribbean region. Since then, the climate crisis has been added to the risks facing the region. Christopher Corbin, the acting coordinator for the UNEP Cartagena Convention Secretariat, told UN News that the focus of the Convention is shifting from policy to local action.

  6. Centering Gender in the Next Biodiversity Agenda: A Long Way to Montreal

    - Inter Press Service

    Nairobi, Jun 24 (IPS) - “I often hear, ‘What do women have to do with biodiversity?' And I want to ask them back, 'What do men have to do (with biodiversity)?’,” says Mrinalini Rai, a prominent gender equality rights advocate at the 4th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the UN Biodiversity Convention, which started this week in Nairobi.

  7. Indigenous Communities Want Stake in the New Deal to Protect Nature

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun 23 (IPS) - In early June 2022, more than 30 people from the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro District were reportedly injured, and one person died following clashes with security forces over the demarcation of their ancestral lands for a new game reserve.

  8. The Sustainable Use of Wild Species is Important for Everyone

    - Inter Press Service

    BONN, Germany, Jun 22 (IPS) - You probably use wild species far more often than you realise. For many people, especially in more developed economies, the use of wild species sounds like something quite removed from their everyday lives – something perhaps more relevant to other people, in other countries.

  9. Urgent Global Call to Save 222 Million Dreams for Children Impacted by Crises

    - Inter Press Service

    Nairobi, Jun 22 (IPS) - It is not enough that they were robbed of their childhoods and their shattered young lives defined by bombs, bloodshed and death. Now, crisis-impacted school-aged children are falling off the academic bridge that could lead them out of the carnage.

  10. Safe in the sun? UN launches new app to help beat skin cancer

    - UN News

    Scientific evidence shows that overexposure to UV radiation is the major cause of skin cancer. To help people protect themselves adequately, a consortium of UN agencies on Tuesday, launched an innovative new App that can help anyone, anywhere, determine the safe amount of time to stay outdoors, soaking up the rays. 

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