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  • A powerful combination: First Nations culture and STEM

    Tue, November 29, 2022

    Australia program

    Congratulations to Mr. George Pantazis of Marble Bar Primary School, who has received the Australian 2022 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools. George was recognized for combining western pedagogy with First Nations culture and knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. Using two-way learning, he empowers students to become teachers and showcase First Nations science to the world.

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  • Preparing for and becoming more resilient to water challenges across North America

    Wed, November 23, 2022

    United States program

    Last month, water partners gathered in Aspen, Colorado for their first in-person gathering of all BHP Foundation water partners from the United States and Canada.

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  • Meet Peter Murray, looking after Australian desert country with remote communities in a changing climate

    Thu, November 10, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Peter Murray, CEO of Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation and Chair of the 10 Deserts Project, held at the 2022 Indigenous Desert Alliance Conference in Yulara, Australia.

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  • The fast (and frightening) facts: Effects of COVID on education

    Tue, November 8, 2022

    Education Equity

    There’s no doubt school closures as a result of COVID had a huge impact on learning opportunities for children and disproportionately affected the poorest and most vulnerable. It’s a crisis that must be prioritized.

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  • Meet Andrea Uchel: Protecting World Heritage Coral Reefs through Supporting Sustainable Local Practices

    Tue, November 8, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Traditional Leader Andrea Uchel, Chief Resilience Officer at Koror State Government, Palau.

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  • Meet Fabiola Edmundo: Inspiring the Protection of Forests and Awajún Women’s Rights

    Mon, November 7, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Indigenous Awajún leader Fabiola Yuan Edmundo, vice-President of FERIAAM, Peru.

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  • 5475 days, 500 members. A celebration of Teach for All’s 15 years of extraordinary work.

    Fri, October 28, 2022

    Education Equity

    Earlier this month, more than 500 members of Teach For All’s global community joined in a virtual celebration of the network’s 15th anniversary that was equal parts inspiring, profound, and joyful.

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  • Scaling up natural infrastructure in Canada’s Prairies for cleaner water and more resilient communities

    Thu, October 20, 2022

    A new five-year initiative has been announced to scale up natural infrastructure in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, in Canada, to ensure cleaner water and more resilient communities.

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  • Insurance challenges and opportunities for organizations delivering nature-based solutions

    Fri, October 7, 2022

    Fit for purpose, effective insurance is a critical enabler for all business ventures, including those that deliver nature based solutions.

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  • Resilient Reefs addressing the effects of climate change

    Fri, October 7, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    Climate change is today the biggest threat to coral reefs. Under a business-as-usual scenario, nearly 90 per cent of the 29 World Heritage-listed coral reefs are expected to severely bleach twice-per-decade by 2040.

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