Construction of a pipeline in Colombia; Photo: Christian Roman

Paying for the destruction of nature: A good green role model?

In Colombia, a gas firm is building a pipeline through a threatened ecosystem but is paying to protect plants and animals elsewhere. Is this compensation model a sensible way to protect nature?

 

 

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Current IKI selection procedure

The IKI selection procedure for thematic programmes is open for application. Programme outlines can be submitted until 18 July 2019 (CEST) through the IKI online platform.

 

 

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Green spaces in the city; Foto: Deutsche Welle

Green spaces in the city; Foto: Deutsche Welle

New: 3rd learning pack by Deutsche Welle is about "Urban Green Spaces" in the city

The new Deutsche Welle learning pack "Urban Green Spaces" aims to help students living in urban areas to discover and learn about green spaces in the city...

 

 

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Current IKI selection procedure: Argentina, Costa Rica, Ukraine

The IKI selection procedure for country specific programme outlines for Argentina, Costa Rica and Ukraine is open for application. Programme outlines can be submitted until 29 April 2019 through the IKI online platform.

 

 

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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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Currently, there are two different IKI selection procedures open for application:

  • Selection procedure for country specific programme outlines for the countries Argentina, Costa Rica and Ukraine. Programme outlines can be submitted until 29 April 2019, 24:00 hrs (CEST). More info...
  • Selection procedure for thematic oriented programme oulines. Programme ideas can be submitted until 18 July 2019, 24 hrs (CEST). More info...

Multimedia Documentary

This multimedia pageflow not only follows Dora's life, it also delves into the consequences of deforestation and the resulting dangers for orangutans.

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The bimonthly newsletter, IKI news, provides up-to-date information.

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Video: 10 Years IKI (2018)

See in this video, how since 2008 IKI has been working on fostering climate protection and measures for adapting to climate change in collaboration with developing and emerging countries, as well as to sustainably manage forests and enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) and to preserve biodiversity.