Equator Prize 2015 Award Ceremony

Equator Prize 2015 Award Ceremony

By Kimberly

An evening to honor local achievement and mobilize action for people, nature and climate at the Théâtre Mogador in Paris on 7 December 2015. Click on "Read More" to watch a recorded version of the live webcast and read the wrap-up summary from the big event!                                                                                  

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Equator Prize Winners at COP 21 in Paris, France

Equator Prize Winners at COP 21 in Paris, France

By Qiang Li

Representatives of the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winning initiatives flew to Paris, France for two weeks of events associated with the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21). 

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Local Voices for Global Climate Change Action

Local Voices for Global Climate Change Action

By Eva Gurria

In the lead up to this year's Equator Prize, we asked the more than 1,400 nominating organizations for their messages to world leaders regarding the impacts of climate change on their communities. 

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Equator Prize 2015 Winners Announced!

Equator Prize 2015 Winners Announced!

By Kimberly

1,461 nominations, 126 countries, 21 winning initiatives. Learn more about this year's winners and their achievements in forest protection, sustainable agriculture and food security, community-based adaptation to climate change, land rights and advocacy for environmental justice.

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"To Be 'Hawi' Is To Be Active - Like Fire." WATCH How One Community in Ethiopia is Being "Hawi" Against Climate Change.

"To Be 'Hawi' Is To Be Active - Like Fire." WATCH How One Community in Ethiopia is Being "Hawi" Against Climate Change.

By Josh Cramer-Montes

This video features Equator Prize 2012 winners from the Abrha Weatshba community in Ethiopia. Itwas produced by the Sustainability Institute with the generous support of the Open Society Foundation. To learn more, please visit www.foodrev.net/research-stories 

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