Earth Hour: Photo: WWF

Earth Hour 2018

Born in Sydney in 2007 and organised by WWF, Earth Hour has inspired individuals, communities, businesses and organisations in more than 180 countries to take tangible climate action for over a decade. By turning off non-essential electric lights on March 24 from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm the Earth Hour casts a light on climate action.

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World Water Day; Photo: UN

World Water Day 2018

The International World Water Day, recommended by UNCED, has been held annually since 1992 on March 22 to draw attention to the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Every year UN-Water sets a theme for World Water Day that corresponds to a current or future challenge.

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Social Wall for the 10th anniversary of IKI


Celebrate 10 years IKI with us by joining our Twitter Campaign! Share your personal and institutional IKI stories and greetings along with portraits and project images on our Social Media Wall using #10IKI.



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New Publication with a coral reef in the background


Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans, Seas and Marine Resources

The Earth's wealth of ecosystems, species and genetic diversity provides the foundation for human life and our wellbeing. This is particularly true of coastal and marine ecosystems, which cover 70% of our Earth's surface.

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Video about the International Climate Initiative

A two and a half minute animated film explains in a short and understandable way in which areas and topics the International Climate Initiative (IKI) is involved.





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The Ping River was part and parcel of the daily lives of Chiang Mai residents; Photo: GIZ


Wastewater Management in Thailand

River health is an indicator for the challenges that a city is facing. Wastewater treatment is not only a key piece of the solution to Thailand’s acute water pollution, but also presents a huge opportunity for greenhouse gas mitigation.

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