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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.  


What’s in a boundary?

Every border creates its own dynamics, constraining freedom but sometimes allowing new opportunities. Many of the boundaries we experience are artificially created by societal habits and deep-seated…  


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?  


Oil and water don't mix

The health of Albania's southwest coast has been at risk due to cooking oils being dumped in the sea. So restaurants and businesses have taken on a unique recycling initiative to reclaim this natural…  


ABS is genetic resources for sustainable development

The publication explores lessons learned from over a decade of working with local and national governments to build and implement climate change adaptation projects in the region.  


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.  


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…  


Made in Kosovo: when organic hits a ceiling

Organic farming is blooming but various obstacles makes it a difficult business to be in.  

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