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The last wild coffee forests  
Date: 02-05-13
The last wild coffee forests In 2010, after a long battle, the wild coffee forests of Ethiopia were put under a conservation order. Home to 5,000 different kinds of coffee plant, the UNESCO biosphere…  
Facing floods with insurance  
Date: 02-05-13
Facing floods with insurance Climate change has increased the intensity and regularity of extreme weather on Peru’s northern coast. Meteorologists are even talking about the possibility of an El…  
Protecting forests with fruit trees  
Date: 02-05-13
Protecting forests with fruit trees Some 60 percent of the Philippines were once covered by rain forest. Today, that figure has dwindled to just 18 percent. The main reason is the huge demand for…  
Dominican Republic: A country takes aim at climate change  
Date: 02-05-13
Dominican Republic: A country takes aim at climate change The Dominican Republic aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 25 percent by 2030 - an ambitious goal that has made the country one of the…  
Learning for a clean future  
Date: 02-05-13
Learning for a clean future Costa Rica still bears the scars of environmental damage in the form of the rainforest clearances that spilled over into the 1980s. Trees were felled en-mass in order to…  
Colombia's green transport strategy  
Date: 02-05-13
Colombia's green transport strategy In the Colombian capital Bogotá, a bus rapid transit system called "TransMilenio" has become a model form of transportation for developing cities around…  
German government supports world's largest solar power plant  
Date: 16-05-13
Support for solar electricity production and climate action in Morocco The construction of the world's largest solar power plant, Ouarzazate, was officially launched by King Mohammed VI of Morocco…  
Kick-off event of Thai-German Programme on Energy Efficiency Development Plan  
Date: 21-05-13
In March 2013 a kick-off event was held to present the Thai-German Programme on Energy Efficiency Development Plan (TGP-EEDP) to the public. The State Secretary of the Thai Ministry of Energy and…  
Special topic: International Day for Biological Diversity - Safeguarding the diversity of life  
Date: 21-05-13
The International Day for Biological Diversity The 'International Day for Biological Diversity' has been held on 22 May since 2000. It is a date that recalls 22 May 1992, when the international…  
Special topic: International Day for Biological Diversity - Protecting ecosystems and adapting to climate change in Costa Rica's Cahuita National Park  
Date: 21-05-13
Every year, the International Day for Biological Diversity has a different theme. In 2013, it centres on the connection between water and biodiversity, reflecting the 'International Year of Water…