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Iwonder

Iwonder

Have you ever wondered what you could do to change things around you?

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Champions of the Earth – AFRICA

Champions of the Earth – AFRICA

Dr. Balgis Osman-Elasha Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for her work on climate change and adaptation in northern and eastern Africa.

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WED Legacy: Gorilla Diaries

WED Legacy: Gorilla Diaries

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.

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Highland Malaria

Highland Malaria

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.

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Champions of the Earth – Europe

Champions of the Earth – Europe

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.

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Africa Water Resources

Africa Water Resources

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.

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International Year of Biodiversity 2010

International Year of Biodiversity 2010

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.

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Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt – Champion of the Earth

Mohamad El-Ashry of Egypt – Champion of the Earth

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.

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WED – Bollywood stars

WED – Bollywood stars

Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose go head to head for the India World Environment Day Challenge.

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WED Legacy: Baby Zoya

WED Legacy: Baby Zoya

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.

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