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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.  


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…  


Goal 15: Life on hand


One of the World’s Oldest Lakes Restored to Full Health, UNDP Reports

Lake Prespa, an ancient lake and biodiversity hotspot in the heart of the Balkans, has been restored to health thanks to a 15-year effort to reverse pollution, reduce pesticide use and provide proper…  

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