This day focuses on the need to create a nature-based planetary safety net for humanity, on the need to support local action on nature-based solutions for food, climate and our economy, and on the need for governments to put nature at the heart of sustainable development.
Session 1.1 (9AM EDT) | Creating a Global Safety Net for People and Planet
- 3-day Hub Opening
- Protecting our planet
- Restoring our planet
- Indigenous Peoples and local communities at the heart of a planetary transformation
Session 1.2 (11AM EDT) | Equator Prize 2021: Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Community Responses to our Planetary Crisis
- Sustainable food systems
- Climate resilience for people and planet
- A new nature economy
Meet the Equator Initiative partners
- Transforming the Nature of Development
- Official launch of UN Biodiversity Lab 2.0
- Mapping Hope: Essential Life Support Areas
- Future-proofing our world with national nature-positive development plans
|UNDP: Equator Prize 2021 honors trailblazing Indigenous and local solutions for people and planet|
|Small Grants Programme: The Living Forest|
|UNDP: Indigenous peoples need recognition and reciprocity|
|Meet the Winners of the Equator Prize 2020|
|Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework|
|Mapping Nature for People and Planet|
|Human Development Report 2020|
|Making Peace with Nature|
|A Planetary Computer for a Sustainable Future|
Be Part of the
Raise your voice, let the world know that you care, be part of the transformation!
Don't know how? Here's some help:
Ask your government what they are doing to prioritize biodiversity to secure our future.
I call on (Tag local or national government leader) to share your plans for protecting and restoring nature to heal our planet. Share your solutions. #NatureForLife 2021. https://natureforlifehub.org.
Ask how your government plans to increase and uphold Indigenous land rights.
I call on (Tag local or national government leader) to scale up support for #LocalAction from Indigenous Peoples and local communities. Support local solutions for our planet. #NatureForLife 2021. www.natureforlifehub.org.
Ask your government what they are doing to put nature at the centre of development policy.
(Tag local or national government leader), how are you driving policy changes to achieve biodiversity and restoration goals. Take action to protect nature. #NatureForLife 2021. www.natureforlifehub.org.