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New global effort to safeguard critically endangered species

On the margins of an international gathering of biodiversity experts, a new initiative has been launched with support from the GEF to help prevent the extinction of rare birds and other endangered species.

Transforming Paris climate aspirations into action

On 22 April 2016, a day-long celebration will mark the opening for signature of the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Raising the bar for tiger conservation in Asia

A new publication “Burning Bright: UNDP and GEF in the Tiger Landscape” was released at the 3rd Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation in New Delhi this week.

The World Bank and GEF to deepen collaboration on climate change

On April 7, 2016 the World Bank Group announced the launch of its new Climate Change Action Plan, which aims to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change over the next five years and help developing countries deliver on their national climate plans.

Trinidad: conservation and education go hand in hand

In Trinidad and Tobago, a GEF SGP helped the Asa Wright Nature Center to become a hub of environmental conservation and education.