Equator Prize Winners at COP 21 in Paris, France

Equator Prize Winners at COP 21 in Paris, France

By Qiang Li

Representatives of the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winning initiatives flew to Paris, France for two weeks of events associated with the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21). 

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Equator Prize 2015 Award Ceremony

Equator Prize 2015 Award Ceremony

By Kimberly

An evening to honor local achievement and mobilize action for people, nature and climate at the Théâtre Mogador in Paris on 7 December 2015. Click on "Read More" to watch a recorded version of the live webcast and read the wrap-up summary from the big event!                                                                                  

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Equator Prize 2015 Winners Announced!

Equator Prize 2015 Winners Announced!

By Kimberly

1,461 nominations, 126 countries, 21 winning initiatives. Learn more about this year's winners and their achievements in forest protection, sustainable agriculture and food security, community-based adaptation to climate change, land rights and advocacy for environmental justice.

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World Wildlife Day 2016

World Wildlife Day 2016

By Annie Virnig

World Wildlife Day was Thursday, March 3rd. To raise awareness and promote action, the UN hosted a high-level dialogue on illicit trafficking of wildlife and launched the international elephant film festival. Click on "read more" to learn more and to watch a recording of the event!

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Local Voices for Global Climate Change Action

Local Voices for Global Climate Change Action

By Eva Gurria

In the lead up to this year's Equator Prize, we asked the more than 1,400 nominating organizations for their messages to world leaders regarding the impacts of climate change on their communities. 

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Launch of New Publication: Climate Solutions from Community Forests
  Indigenous peoples and local communities have a vital part to play in the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change. They are the custodians of ...
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Equator Prize Winners at COP21 in Paris, France
Representatives of the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winning initiatives flew to Paris, France for two weeks of events associated with the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21). Communi...
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Rio Conventions Pavilion From October 12-23, 2015 the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) hosted its 12th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) in ...
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Located in Nigeria's Cross River State, the Ekuri community manages a 33,600-hectare community forest adjacent to the Cross-River National Park. Commu...
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