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2014 Equator Prize

On the evening of September 22, 2014, the Equator Prize 2014 will recognize 26 outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives

GEF Poised for Global Action on Forests

At the dawn of the UN Climate Summit in New York that anticipates high-level endorsements of the New York Declaration on Forests, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is fully prepared to provide strengthened support for forests on a global scale.

Transport: Development Opportunity or Climate Threat?

Rapid motorization can boost transport development. It also can exacerbate air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, especially in developing countries. What could be the best solution?

Repairing the Ozone Layer: the Mission Goes On

The Montreal protocol is considered to be an exceptional example of international cooperation, but it’s not time to declare the battle won.

GEF Finances Large Expansion of Myanmar’s Protected Area System

The GEF has endorsed a new project in Myanmar to strengthen and expand its protected area estate amidst an emerging and rapidly growing economy.