Natural resources

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News

Smart Solutions for Water Resilience: Advancing Circular Transformation and Reuse Strategies in Europe and Japan

The Smart Solutions project provides implementable strategies that increase the acceptance of water reuse practices for local economies and societies.

04 Jan 2024

A woman collecting crops

Working Paper

Nature as Culture

19 Dec 2023

Side Event

Circularity as a Game Changer for Climate Action: Upscaling Applied Research and Economic Solutions

DUBAI & ONLINE: On 3 December, UNU will co-organize a COP28 high-level side event exploring circularity as a foundation for climate action.

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Press Release

UN Study Reveals the Hidden Environmental Impacts of Bitcoin: Carbon is Not the Only Harmful By-product

Global Bitcoin mining is highly dependent on fossil fuels, with worrying impacts on water and land in addition to a significant carbon footprint.

24 Oct 2023

Report

Using Landscape Approaches in National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Planning

Holistic strategies to harmonize human activities with the preservation of biodiversity.

19 Oct 2023

Seminar

ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogy

This session will highlight and promote innovative practices in education for sustainable development.

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Side Event

Leveraging Postgraduate Education for Sustainable Development: The Resource-Nexus and Environmental Management in Global South Partnerships

NEW YORK / ONLINE: This SDG Action Weekend side event will explore the potential of higher education to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs.

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Press Release

UNU Study Uncovers the Injustice Implications of Aging Levees in the United States

A UNU assessment warns that ethnic minorities and poor communities in the US are unequally exposed to risks of levee failure under climate change.

05 Sep 2023

Project

Earth Shattering: Financial Engagement at the Nexus of Modern Slavery and Natural Resources in Africa

Promoting synchronized action to tackle risks and abuses in cocoa production and gold mining value chains in Ghana.

24 Jul 2023

News

Side Event Spotlights Local Action for Biodiversity through Satoyama Initiative

The online event focused on a programme that promotes sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources through small-scale project financing.

13 Jul 2023