News and Stories

There’s nothing new in nature. Viruses have been around for as long as plants and animals, if not longer. Most viruses are benign to humans and…

Maintaining healthy ecosystems are important to help protect against the spread of disease. A large mixture of species means that some act as ‘…

Today’s COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the critical role of rice in ensuring global food security while combating climate change.

In the lead up to World Environment Day, UNEP welcomes bold commitments for a sustainable future. Here’s what some leaders said at the recent…

The year 2020 started with such optimism and hope for nature-based solutions and environmental sustainability. 

The coronavirus pandemic is reminding us that we live in a connected world. It’s an opportunity to revisit our relationship with nature and…