The Champions of the Earth award
The Champions of the Earth award is the United Nation’s highest environmental honour. It recognizes outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have a transformative impact on the environment. In 2022, nominations for Champions of the Earth are especially encouraged of individuals and organisations who have helped prevent, halt, and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide.
Learn more and nominate your Champion of the Earth
Governments must act faster to contain wildfires
Extreme wildfires are set to become around 50 percent more frequent by the end of the century, a landmark UN report warned this month. But governments can do a lot to contain the damage. Read about the countries leading the way in better fire prevention.
Join world leaders at the Global Forest Summit
Protect faster. Restore stronger. Manage better. This is the rallying cry of the 2022 Global Forest Summit, taking place on 24 March, online and live in Brussels. Register here to listen to ideas from H.R.H the Prince of Wales, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, Dr. Jane Goodall, the UN Environment Programme's Director of Ecosystems Dr. Susan Gardner, and many more. Explore all UN Decade events here.
2022 March Highlights
March Highlights: WHO IS YOUR 2022 CHAMPION OF THE EARTH?