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5 Memorable Moments from Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

Celebrity musical guests at last weekend’s Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day included Train frontman Pat Monahan. / Ellie Van Houtte, USAID

More than 250,000 people attended Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day last weekend in Washington, D.C. Check out memorable quotes and photos from the event to inspire action to fight climate change and poverty on the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Andrew Hoell on Dryness Conditions in East Africa

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview blog series, we chat with Dr. Andrew Hoell on dryness conditions in East Africa and the impact of climate change on food and water security. Read more >>

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From the Field in Timor-Leste: Giving Communities a Voice in Conservation

Through the Coral Triangle Support Partnership, USAID is supporting Timor-Leste’s efforts to anticipate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters, especially in coastal communities. Read more >>

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PEER Program Impact: Addressing Global Coral Reef Health through Science and Collaboration

In recent years coral reefs have increasingly come under threat from climate change, overfishing, pollution and disease. To tackle complex global issues such as this, USAID is tapping into the vast potential of the science and technology sector.

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The Power of Energy in Kazakhstan

A project development officer explores global climate change in Kazakhstan. Read more >>

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Global Dialogue on Rights to Land, Resources Advancing Rapidly

In order to eradicate extreme poverty, address global climate change, and increase food security, we must secure property rights for all producers

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Picture of the Week: Agricultural Boost in Vietnam

Agricultural research helps farmers in Vietnam grow more rice and counteract the impacts of climate change on food security. Read more >>

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Diving with Decapods: the Smithsonian-Indonesia PEER Partnership

A group of SCUBA divers examines a coral reef

Current estimates predict that by 2050, nearly all coral reefs on Earth will be at a highly threatened status. Two researchers backed by USAID are working to protect coral reefs in Indonesia.

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How USAID and the Military Are Building Resilience in the Asia-Pacific

As members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress gather in Hawaii this week to shape the direction of conservation and sustainable development, USAID celebrates its partnership with U.S. Pacific Command and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve the livelihoods of families in the Asia-Pacific.

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If Fighting Hunger Were an Olympic Event

One of USAID’s best weapons for fighting hunger in Malawi is Emmanuel Ngulube, an officer with the Agency’s Office of Food for Peace who has dedicated his entire career to fighting hunger across Africa.

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