Jeunesse Sahélienne pour l’Action Climatique

Project presentation As part of the AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub, under the Environment Preservation and Climate Change Cluster, the Jeunesse Sahélienne pour l’Action Climatique (JESAC) is a youth empowerment for climate justice project in Niger and Burkina Faso. In the context of the Great Green Wall Initiative, this innovative agroforestry project was developed involving local … Continued

The Climate Fund for Nature

Project presentation Announced in December 2022 at the COP15 in Montréal, the Climate Fund for Nature has been initiated by KERING and L’OCCITANE Group to scale-up investment in nature-based solutions, so the world can meet its climate change, biodiversity, and land degradation targets. To date, the Fund combines ambitious commitments, totaling €140m out of a … Continued

Allies for the Amazon

Project presentation Several examples have proved that promoting Indigenous governance is beneficial to reduce biodiversity loss. Although COP15 increased recognition about the contribution of indigenous communities to conservation, there is still much to advance. “Allies for the Amazon”, implemented by SPDA in the Amazonian regions of Madre de Dios and Loreto has proved to be … Continued

Chapultepec Forest Environmental Transcendence

Project presentation Chapultepec Forest, spanning 866 ha, holds great environmental significance in Mexico City, one of the most polluted and populated metropolis of the world. Chapultepec plays a crucial role in improving the air quality, provides green spaces and supports an immense biodiversity. Besides, Chapultepec has an enormous social importance, considering the 22 million visitors … Continued

Biodiversity Conservation in Our Neighborhood

Project presentation Biodiversity Conservation in Our Neighborhoods (BCON) is an approach that encourages the protection of biodiversity in people’s daily lives and activities. Target : all people. Long-term goal: to foster the awareness of “nature around us” and promote harmonious coexistence between humans and nature. Results so far: · The Community Conservation Areas (CCAfa) Initiative … Continued

Reserva Mato da Onça: forêts pour l’avenir

Project presentation The Mato da Onça Reserve is a private conservation unit, created in 2014 with the aim of urgently conserving the flora and fauna of the caatinga (a semi-arid biome exclusive to Brazil with only 2% of its protected area) in Baixo São Francisco. The general objective is to preserve the DNA of the … Continued

The Climate Pathways Project

The Climate Pathways Project aims to expand the reach of our En-ROADS climate solutions simulator, co-developed with Climate Interactive. En-ROADS is a first-of-its-kind tool that can show–on any laptop and in seconds–the impacts of global climate policy decisions on societal factors. It helps to spur conversations about the co-benefits and equity considerations of various climate … Continued

Sustainable Growth via Responsible Capital

Illicit forest economies and environmental crime are taking a heavy toll on the environment, as well as on the lives and livelihoods of those who dwell in the Amazon. The Igarapé Institute addresses these issues by not only shedding light on the ecosystem of environmental crime in the region, but also by strengthening governance and … Continued

Pacific-EU Marine Partnership Programme

The Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) program supports sound ocean and coastal governance, focusing on biodiversity protection and the sustainable use of fisheries and other marine resources. With European Union and Swedish funding, the PEUMP program focuses on gaps in fisheries science; fisheries development; coastal resources and livelihoods; illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; ecosystem-based … Continued

Environmental Impunity Index Latin America

Following criteria developed in the Global Impunity Index (UDLAP), the Environmental Impunity Index Mexico 2020 measures environmental impunity, considering crimes, harm, institutional capacity, policy mechanisms, and actual degradation at a subnational level in Mexico. The next stage aims to compare levels of environmental impunity in Latin American countries and establish the methodological foundations and collaboration … Continued