Protecting our oceans: From a green to a blue economy

In the northern hemisphere, beaches are teeming with summer vacationers. However, despite how blue the ocean looks from the shore, the waters hide a sad reality below: our marine biodiversity is at risk.

Croatia to Better Park Management, Preserve Biodiversity

Over the next four years, the UNDP will be implementing the PARCS project in partnership with Croatia’s Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection to strengthen the management of the country’s 19 most important parks.

Sri Lanka's second GEF National Dialogue

is taking place in Colombo on July 17-18 with over 150 participants

Preventing Extinction and Empowering Communities: The GEF’s Role in Combating Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade

There were more football players in the World Cup than Sumatran and Javan Rhinos in existence, the poaching of elephants and rhinos is a tragic and significant issue, it points to an even more ominous threat.

The GEF will invest US$ 141 million in projects under the Minamata Convention

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) CEO Naoko Ishii confirmed this week in Dakar, Senegal, that the GEF will invest US$ 130 million in projects for the reduction of mercury emissions and anthropogenic releases.