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UN Environment Programme 2h
“This place is under threat.” After a pioneering swim under the Antarctic ice sheet, the message from Our Patron of the Oceans🌊 is clear - there can be no more climate procrastination. with
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UN Environment Programme 5h
Have you nominated a Champion of the Earth 🌏🌍🌎? Be part of honouring the . Share with us the individuals, groups and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the protection and restoration of the environment.
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UN Development Jan 23
At current rates of consumption, we'll need 3 Planet Earths to sustain our lifestyles. We don't have a Planet B but we do have a Plan B . Get your personalized checklist for in our :
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Joyce Msuya 8h
Bold statement from celebrated endurance swimmer and Patron of the Oceans to raise awareness about Antarctica heating up and to issue a call to by world leaders.
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UN Environment Programme 8h
We’re all about this planet 🌍🌏🌎 And there’s no Planet B(ae)
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UN Environment Programme 8h
How do wildfires affect sustainable development? The poor are often hit hardest by global heating. They are the ones least able to adapt; they also tend to be more heavily reliant on natural resources, such as firewood, food & medicines.
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UN Environment Programme 12h
If the big emitters do not rally around the principle of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, “we will be doomed because they represent a very important share." - The time for is NOW. via
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UN Environment Programme 15h
An invasive species of seaweed which has blighted tourist beaches in Mexico 🇲🇽 has become more aggressive due to the heating effects of . Here's what is being done to weed out the unwanted beach invader 👇 via
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Inger Andersen Jan 24
Thank you for your incredible commitment to and drawing the world's attention to the rapid melting of ice cover in the Antarctica and what this means for us all.
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Lewis Pugh Jan 24
I swam here in East Antarctica to bring you this message: Having witnessed the rapid melting in this region, I have no doubt that we are now facing a climate emergency. At , world leaders need to step up or step aside. Time is running out. Please share.
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UN Environment Programme Jan 24
One of the best options to maintain our oceans’ 🌊🌊🌊 health? Marine protected areas. They can bring ecological, economic & social benefits. These benefits combined could help deliver several of the .
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Lewis Pugh Jan 24
Swimming under the Antarctic ice sheet is the most beautiful and terrifying swim I’ve ever done. Every shade of blue, and then nearly complete darkness. Mid-way I heard an almighty boom above me, and thought my time had come. Luckily, it was just the ice shifting.
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UN Environment Programme Jan 24
.: "Geopolitical tensions. The climate crisis. Global mistrust. The dark side of technology. These "four horsemen" are looming threats in the 21st century." Learn about the solutions via 👇🏾
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UN Environment Programme Jan 23
Knowledge & learning can shape the future of humanity and our planet 🌍🌏🌎 has launched a global initiative to reimagine the . Join the consultation and tell them about the education you want!
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UN Environment Programme Jan 23
by gives us an update on his app, which 🟢 Gives you information about your shopping habits ⬇️ To help cut your carbon footprint ⬇️ By estimating the climate impact of your choices.
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United Nations Jan 23
"Our planet will not be destroyed by climate change. Our ability to live on the planet will be destroyed. We know what to do to change course. The good news is that people are mobilized." calls for at in Davos.
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UN Environment Programme Jan 23
The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance has added the ’s three national investment bodies & Italian insurance group . The new additions bring the total assets managed by Alliance members to over US$4.3 trillion.
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UN Environment Programme Jan 23
. & contributions to AGRI3 initiative to mobilize commercial finance, which can be used to finance sustainable agriculture & accelerate forest protection.
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UN Environment Programme Jan 23
& global heating are increasing the likelihood & intensity of wildfires, which could have a growing impact on the achievement of the 👇
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Lewis Pugh Jan 23
Finished my last training swim! Swam 300m. Out safely. Emanuel Guy dressing me as quickly as he can. It’s now a race. British emergency doctor Charlotte Haldane is on standby. I’m absolutely frozen, if you zoom into my fingers you’ll see they’re completely white.
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