Meet the WED Legacy baby gorillas of Rwanda, 2010 host of World Environment Day, and experience a day in each of their lives. Day 1 – Baby Legacy, named by UNEP to mark the launch of of the WED Legacy Project.
Malaria already kills a million Africans a year and warmer temperatures means that the malarial mosquito can now survive in highland communities that were previously immune. Children and the elderley have been worst hit.
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for his remarkable commitment to sustainable development in Monaco. Under his leadership, Monaco is now applying an exemplary policy on CO2 reduction in every sphere of society as well as in the business sector.
Africa Water Resources Atlas – challenges and opportunities. The atlas combines visual time series imagery to visually show how climate change threatens the fresh water resources on the African continent. Using satellite pictures taken over long periods of time, the atlas now makes it possible for us to see changes that we were not able to see just 10 to 20 years ago.
The year 2010 has long been seen as an end goal, a time when we could look back and say, yes, we’ve done it – that biodiversity, life on Earth, is no longer threatened.
Part of a series of profiles of pioneers in environmental justice – Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt, a champion of the wise use of natural resources and former head of the multi-billion Global Environment Facility.
Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose go head to head for the India World Environment Day Challenge.
Meet the WED Legacy baby gorillas of Rwanda, 2010 host of World Environment Day, and experience a day in each of their lives. Day 3 – Baby Zoya, named by people around the world and announced by Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle.
Tropical montane cloud forests are a rare type of evergreen mountain forest found in tropical areas where local climatic conditions cause cloud and mist to be regularly in contact with the forest vegetation. These forests support ecosystems of distinctive floristic and structural form and contain a disproportionately large number of the worlds endemic and threatened species.
A behind the scenes look at the UN Secretary-General’s recent visit to the Arctic where he witnessed first hand the rapid effects on the local environment caused by global warming.