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Champion of the Earth 2016: José Sarukhan

UN Environment congratulates Dr. José Sarukhan, awarded the 2016 Champion of the Earth in the Lifetime Achievement category.

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Champion of the Earth 2016: MASEN

UN Environment congratulates MASEN, the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, awarded the 2016 Champion of the Earth in the Entrepreneurial Vision category.

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Champion of the Earth 2016: Afroz Shah

UN Environment congratulates Afroz Shah, awarded the 2016 Champion of the Earth in the Inspiration and Action category.

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Champion of the Earth 2016: Leyla Acaroglu

UN Environment congratulates Leyla Acaroglu, awarded the 2016 Champion of the Earth in the Science and Innovation category.

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2016 Champions of the Earth Awards Ceremony

From sustainable design to government leadership to the largest beach clean-up in the world, this year's UN Environment Champions of the Earth inspire the global community to take action through their passion and accomplishments.

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Leo Heileman speaks about importance of CBD COP13 in Mexico

UN Environment Regional Director for Latin America talks about the importance of CBD COP13 taking place in Mexico.

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Braulio Dias and Ibrahim Thiaw on the importance of biodiversity

Convention on Biological Diversity Executive Secretary Braulio Dias and UN Environment Deputy Director, Ibrahim Thiaw are on the ground in Cancún, México and briefly discuss the importance of biodiversity and its links to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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JUST IN: Erik Solheim celebrates the new Champions of the Earth 2016 - Part 2

Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment is on the scene in Cancun, Mexico hours away from revealing the 2016 #EarthChamps !

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JUST IN: Erik Solheim celebrates the new Champions of the Earth 2016

Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment is on the scene in Cancun, Mexico hours away from revealing the 2016 #EarthChamps !

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