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Digital technology critical to helping flora and fauna thrive

Today, high tech, the Internet and IT solutions are winners on two counts: they make people's lives easier, and they are widely used for biodiversity preservation and ecosystem restoration.…  



Restoring forests for a "green" future

Trees are vital for life on earth. They bring benefits to people and the planet on a daily basis: trees help to resist the processes of climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide; they provide shade,…  


The contribution of rural entrepreneurs to the conservation of biodiversity in Kazakhstan

Rural entrepreneur from Kazakhstan Ryash Stambekov has been engaged in beekeeping for many years. Six years ago he took a loan within the“Eco Damu” Program, supported by the United Nations Development…  


Fashion industry and conscious consumption

Most mass-market garments are manufactured in Bangladesh, China, India and Indonesia. Many workers in garment factories are paid less than the living wage and live on the brink of poverty. Moreover,…  



Kazakhstan's pristine nature as a potential for ecotourism development

Ecotourism is the fastest growing sector in the tourism industry, accounting for 25 percent of the global tourism. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the number of ecotourists…  


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