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Beyond the many events staged by governments and UN Environment, people and businesses worldwide are gearing up for World Environment Day.

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Some of them may be ugly, bothersome and keen to bite you, but bugs are key workers in the natural systems that keep us and the planet healthy

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On 5 June, millions of people around the world will celebrate World Environment Day - the global day for positive action to protect nature.

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Chief Warden and Director Emmanuel de Merode sees Virunga National Park as a beacon of hope in a seemingly dark and tumultuous world.

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An initiative in Santa Monica, California aims to bring people together in nature to boost their health

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Landmarks from China and Thailand to Morocco and Canada will be bathed in green light to remind citizens of the need to protect the environment

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How living systems provide clues on how to create sustainable, life-friendly designs

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Does your child spend too much time slumped in a chair staring at a smartphone, tablet or TV screen, and too little time outdoors, running, riding...

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For World Environment Day 2016, three endangered Giant Sable Antelopes were named and fitted with GPS collars to help conservationists in Angola...

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The iNaturalist community is boosting conservation and discovering new species, such as Andinobates, an Andean poison frog (pictured)

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Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries, contributing trillions of dollars to the global economy and supporting the livelihoods of an...