Restoring coral reefs
🌴 Growing forests
💧 Protecting peatlands
So-called "nature-based solutions" (NbS) must be at the heart of the world's response to t#biodiversityity a#climateate crises.
Find out what governments can do to scale up NbS in o#ClimateActionion blog 👇
Thanks to #renewable#energy projects like the Noor Ouarzazate solar complex ☀️--the world's largest concentrated solar power plant--Morocco 🇲🇦 is on its way to a sustainable future. ♻️
Learn how the country attracted billions in private investments �wrld.bg/fb2v50JEZHH86v
Our ocean 🌊 produces at least 50% of the planet’s oxygen and it is home to most of Earth’s biodiversity. But it faces pollution, climate change & other threats.
Taking place next week, the UN Ocean Conference is an opportunity to#SaveOurOceann.
The Southeast Asia Regional Program on Combating Marine Plastics (SEA-MaP) will support coastal blue economies affected by marine litter and its effect on fisheries 🐟, tourism🌴, and shipping 🛳️ @ASEANEAN Member Stateswrld.bg/jogr50JFjnHa77iy
We have #OnlyOneEarth, it's time to accelerate action towards a healthy 🌍 for the prosperity of all.
Check out the 🔟 key recommendations that emerged from Member States and stakeholders a#Stockholm5050bit.ly/s50-agendagFF
Happy #WorldRainforestDay! 🌳 Today we celebrate these rich ecosystems that are so critical to biodiversity, climate regulation, human health, daily life, and more. 💚 A thriving, livable planet needs healthy standing forests.
bit.ly/wrd20220Ro to learn more9R
Fireball Extreme Challenge (FXC) is a groundbreaking all-gender ball sport that can be played almost anywhere without damaging the environment. ♻️
It's also a great workout that carries valuable lessons on teamwork and mutual respect. 💚
Check out @UNESCO's new publication, "Youth and Water Security in Africa," a collection of 25 incisive articles on the subject, in many cases written by young leaders. 💧🌍
Access it hereunesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0…pDX
"Life is a process of eliminating excuses," @nsahba observed today in a session leading in to #Y20
Young climate leaders embodied that motto by sharing actionable solutions + concrete demands for the road ahead. ✊🏽
Our own@InesSilvaAraujoo moderated the Q&A �O1
To ensure the #energytransition investment needs are met to reach net-zero emission goals, @IRENA's Project Facilitation & Support division established a partnership that gave birth to an inclusive, multi-stakeholder climate finance platform, ETAF. Read: ⤵️bit.ly/3xvrZNO
Sea turtles play a vital role in maintaining healthy marine ecosystems.
By feeding on sponges Hawksbill turtles contribute to the protection of coral reefs, one of the most important ecosystems in the ocean.
The #BonnClimateConference comes to a close today after two weeks of intense work to make progress on important technical issues & prepare decisions for adoption at COP27 in November.
Details in our closing press release. 👇
We're pleased to announce the addition of a new partner to our network: The Dressing Screen! 👗
TDS is an online fashion hub committed to the idea that high fashion can and should be sustainable 💚
Check them outthedressingscreen.com/en/Gf1
The #GlobalStocktake is critical for both accountability and ambition. 🌍
It provides information for countries & stakeholders to see where they’re making progress on meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement — and where they’re not.
Have YOU registered for this year's Latin America & the Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW)? 🌎
Learn more about how to get involved in the 18-22 July Santo Domingo 🇩🇴 event herunfccc.int/news/registrat…LbO 👀
Are you between 18 and 35 years old? Do you like facing problems head-on? 🤔 Then the#WBGYouthSummitt and#YouthtoYouthh case challenge about social ventures for environmental inclusion is for you!
🗣️Apply TODAY--it's your last chance!bit.ly/3mAnIUbqHPR
Hablemos sobre Justicia Climática ✊🌎 Encontrémonos en zoom (link en la bio) este martes 14 de junio. Revisa el horario de tu país a continuación:
16hrs 🇨🇷 🇭🇳 🇳🇮🇬🇹
17hrs 🇪🇨 🇨🇴 🇵🇦 🇲🇽 🇵🇪
18hrs 🇨🇱 🇧🇴 🇻🇪🇬🇾
19hrs 🇦🇷🇺🇾🇧🇷🇸🇷🇵🇾�#CaminoALaRCOYLatam2022sLaRCOYLatam2022 t.co/uos8zFkm7t
We've come far since the Rio Earth Summit 30 years ago 🌎, but there's much left to do. The#Bonnn climate talks +#COP277 must focus on implementation ✊
As@SevernSuzukii +@vanessa_vashh say, let's remember who we're doing this for + commit to intergenerational action! �@UNFCCCCfY
APPLY BY JUNE 14 ⏳ Show us how you would solve a real-world problem to promote environmental inclusion through social entrepreneurship. 💪
Learn more and submit your application here:
As a key element of the #Stockholm50 process, people from all sectors participated in regional multi-stakeholder consultations. They developed key messages and actions toward a healthy 🌏 for all!
Latest blog to find out more ▶️bit.ly/3H6PwsJUZ
The 2021 @UNFCCC Annual Report is out. It highlights the work of the secretariat undertaken during the difficult circumstances of the pandemic and explains the outcomes of #COP26 in Glasgow, which set the scene for full #ParisAgreement implementation.
Looking to connect with other impact drivers and leaders in conservation? 🌳 Join us at the#WorldRainforestDayy Summit for a full day of events and community building for more holistic forest protection. 💚@W_RainforestDayay June 22, free & open to allbit.ly/wrd2022Ro
The plastic and other human waste that makes its way into our oceans has devastating effects -- we owe it to our ocean life 🐋 and ourselves to rein in our consumption and embrace sustainable models of living ♻️7
#DYK oceans are efficient carbon sinks and the largest heat sink, absorbing 90% of excess heat caused by climate change. 🌊🌏
Learn how oceans play a critical role in regulating climate in th@WorldBanknk Climate Explainer Serieswrld.bg/i1Ic50Jsz74rh. #WorldOceansDayah8
On #WorldOceansDay🌊, we promote the rights of small-scale fishers @mbachelett.
Small-scale fishers must be supported by States, & their participation will be crucial in achieving zero hunger, fighting climate change & protecting biodiversity.
Earth's oceans teem with biodiversity 🐬, but species are under constant threat from warming waters + rampant pollution. This#WorldOceansDayy, remember that oceans aren't dumping grounds -- they're homes 🐙
The ninth session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (@IPBES) will be held in Bonn, Germany, 3-9 July 2022.
#IPBES9 will be preceded by regional consultations and a Stakeholder Day on 2 July 2022�ipbes.net/events/ipbes-9…JB
We will always face challenges.
They will always seem almost impossible to overcome.
But if we all do what we can and we work together, we can get through any challenge.
@PEspinosaC at #BonnClimateConference