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22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity 2015

Together, we must all work toward the realization, through concrete actions, that sustainable development is underpinned by the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and the ecosystem services it provides to society. Please join us!

GEF Guardians of the Forests

The GEF stressed the importance of addressing forest issues in a holistic and integrated manner, and reaffirmed its commitment to making forests an essential part of sustainable development at the 11th session of the UN Forum on Forests.

Conserving the Chinese White Dolphin in China’s Mega-urban Pearl River Delta

China has undergone rapid urbanization. The Pearl River Delta, which is currently implementing infrastructure to forger several cities into one mega city, and struggles like many other cities with disappearing wildlife.

GEF reaffirms its strong support for Sustainable Forest Management at UNFF 11

At the 11th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, the GEF reaffirms its support for the implementation of Sustainable Forest Management and delivering multiple benefits from forests through its new and strengthened GEF-6 SFM Strategy.

GEF Supports Science and Innovation for the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

GEF projects approved in the last two years will eliminate over 25,000 tons of some of the world’s most dangerous chemicals