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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Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.
For Earth Day, the Impact Blog interviewed Eric Postel, Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3). You are head of the E3 bureau, which works in the environment, energy, water and climate change sectors, among others. In the context of Earth Day, why is this work so important? When I […]
Officials from the Republic of South Sudan and United States Government on March 8 inaugurated the Boma National Park Headquarters and Boma Payam Headquarters in Jonglei State, drawing attention to the important role that the establishment of protected area management and local governance infrastructure and capacity can play in contributing to security, stability, eco-tourism development […]
To celebrate Earth Day this year, USAID is hosting a photo contest to showcase the ways we are working to conserve the environment and mitigate climate change. The contest is open to all, including USAID employees and interns; employees of NGOs and contractors; and representatives from universities, foundations and other organizations that partner with the […]
In the mountains south of Port-au-Prince, there is little evidence of the earthquake that devastated the capital city last year. The mountains suffer from a different kind of damage: decades of deforestation. Haitian schoolchildren participating in a USAID project recently hiked into Parc National La Visite on a dual-purpose mission. About 40 kids, who live […]
Note: Earth Day, April 22, 2011, coincides with the United Nations Year of Forests. USAID proudly celebrates more than 30 years of supporting projects to promote forest conservation in ways that reduce poverty, combat climate change, and recognize the economic, cultural, and ecological benefits for sustainable development. Near Ecuador’s border with Colombia, a young boy […]