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UN, GEF Form International Team To Preserve Rare Titicaca Frogs Found In Bolivia   
July 27, 2020
Source: RepublicWorld - UN has formed a team of international scientists to go to Bolivia and preserve the future of the endangered Telmatobius culeus, known as the Titicaca frogs.
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China tried to jab India with a new claim on Bhutan. Why it has boomeranged   
July 26, 2020
Source: Hindustan Times - But there has been a change in Thimpu’s approach over the last one month after Beijing stunned Bhutan at the June meeting of the US-based multinational fund, Global Environment Facility, when Thimphu was seeking funds for...
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East Africa: New Guidelines Aim to Support Mangrove Restoration in the Western Indian Ocean   
July 25, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - For many coastal communities, including those in the Western Indian Ocean region, mangroves are critical to economic and food security. A new set of guidelines on mangrove restoration for the region aims to support the...
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China’s Bhutan Gambit   
July 24, 2020
Source: The Diplomat - Beijing is upping the pressure for a land swap deal to settle the China-Bhutan border, in hopes of gaining an advantage over India.
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Seychelles Blue Bond Economy Helps To Lower Its National Debt   
July 23, 2020
Source: Forbes - Seychelles, the African island nation is proving its ability to pay back debt holders with the money raised from their unique blue bonds. They’ve made 30% of their exclusive economic zone marine protected areas,
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Bhutan Rejects China's New Claim Over Its Territory, Sends Demarche: Report   
July 22, 2020
Source: NDTV - China today sought to defend its recent claims over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan, saying the boundary between the two countries is yet to be demarcated and it has proposed a "package solution" to resolve the issue.
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China says it proposed 'package solution' to resolve border dispute with Bhutan   
July 22, 2020
Source: moneycontrol.com - In a surprise move, China recently staked claim over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council and opposed funding to the project. China on Tuesday sought to defend its recent...
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Resilience on the Frontlines: In Somaliland, COVID-19 is just the latest challenge for people already facing the worst effects of climate change   
July 21, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Somalia about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Drought, Tropical Cyclone and more; published on 14 Jul 2020 by UNDP
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Namibia: N$161m for Integrated Landscape Project   
July 21, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - THE Namibia Integrated Landscape Approach for Enhancing Livelihoods and Environmental Governance (Nilaleg) project, which was launched last Friday, will receive N$161 million from the Global Environment Facility.
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India proposes to build road via Bhutanese territory claimed by China   
July 15, 2020
Source: moneycontrol.com - Beijing objected to Bhutan's request for funds to develop the Sakteng wildlife sanctuary at an online meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)
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