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Women rangers to the rescue

Brave women rangers from Tajikistan aim to save snow leopards from extinction while improving lives of their communities.  

When science, farming and youth converge

Noting the mismatched labour market demand and supply of specialists trained in animal husbandry, a new curriculum gives youth opportunities for future work and a better environment in Azerbaijan's…  

Father mountain provides

In Azerbaiajan's Caucacus mountains, families are turning beekeeping into a wider businesses and saving the environment in the process.  

We’re not being ambitious enough on our climate pledges

According to an independent climate tracker, current climate pledges are insufficient to keep global temperature below a projected 2ºC increase. While limiting carbon emissions is a top priority,…  

Here comes the sun… to relieve you from the burden of electricity bills

In Moldova, where around 74 percent of the energy is imported and in the last five years the energy prices increased by more than 50 percent, solar energy has high potential.  

Growing argan trees and beekeeping in Morocco: how can crowdfunding help?

Argan trees are so much more than just trees in rural Morocco. In many cases they are the only income for local indigenous women. Argan nuts are being turned into Argan oil that is being praised by…  

Precious, diverse and cutting edge: Welcome to Croatia's parks

Croatia is a small country, with a population half the size of New York city. But what it lacks in size, it makes up in gorgeous nature. Croatia has the largest area of Natura 2000 sites in Europe. 40…  

The grass is greener in Armenia

Communities refuse to let climate change put them out to pasture.  

Cihan Sultanoğlu at the International Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Forum

Remarks by Cihan Sultanoğlu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe at the International Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Forum, on August…  

UNDP, international partners launch cross-border initiative to help save the snow leopard

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of a broad coalition of international partners, has launched a regional initiative to save the snow leopard and protect its sanctuaries in 12…  

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