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New song from Turkish pop star calls for urgent action to save people and planet

In “Who’s Gonna End?”, Sertab Erener pairs with UNDP to encourage renewed efforts to fight climate change and achieve the Global Goals  


On the trail of the snow leopard in Kazakhstan

Aleksey Grachev comes from a long line of zoologists. His great uncle Yuri encouraged him to study snow leopards, and today he runs the Snow Leopard Monitoring Centre at the Institute of Zoology.  


SDG Bonds: A contribution to Building Forward Better

An ambitious reform agenda paved the way for Uzbekistan being one of the first countries in the world to place innovative SDG Bonds at the London Stock Exchange in July 2021.  


In Serbia, climate change forces a new reality

In Serbia, temperatures are rising and extreme weather events means both flooding and severe droughts. For those who make their living off the land and sea, climate change is forcing a new reality.  


Mission possible? Saving North Macedonia's vultures

Widespread use of poison is threatening the vulture population in this Macedonian national park. Enter Tome, a man with a mission. Can he save the ecosystem?  


Reclaiming the sands of a dead sea

There were once over 1,100 islands scattered across the extensive waters of the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan. Decades of agricultural misuse created an environmental catastrophe.  


Pedigreed bees instead of imported ones

Beekeeping can be a sensitive business. Around the world, there has been a dramatic dying off of bees in large numbers, due to environmental and chemical factors. In the Sary-Be canyon of the Osh…  


Women rangers to the rescue

Brave women rangers from Tajikistan aim to save snow leopards from extinction.  


Welcome to paradise

This new national park boasts waterfalls, hiking tracks, and ecological guest-houses.  


Father mountain provides

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

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