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15 May 2013: Restoring hope in the future for Prespa Lake, FYR Macedonia: Farming practices in this environmentally vulnerable region — home to over 2,000 species of birds, fish and mammals — have been identified as a major cause of pollution to the ancient freshwater lakes. UNDP, with funding from the GEF, has been working closely with the local Municipality of Resen for many years to restore the health of the Prespa ecosystem.
26 April 2013: Read the latest news on UNDP-GEF climate change adaptation portfolio: This issue highlights projects in Latin America and includes a video from Fiji showing the work of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) initiative.
9 April 2013: Healthcare without Harm to the Environment?: UNDP-GEF Chemicals team director Suely Carvalho discusses a project in India that has worked with a local hospital for the poor to develop a healthcare waste management system that is a model for developing countries. The project is implemented by UNDP with funding from the Global Environment Facility, and supported by the World Health Organization and the international NGO Healthcare Without Harm.
29 March 2013: World's First Large Marine Ecosystem Framework Signed by Angola, Namibia and South Africa: The Benguela Current Convention was signed on 18 March, establishing the first multi-lateral Commission in the world to be based on the Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) approach to ocean governance. UNDP and the GEF have provided key technical and financial support for regional cooperation since the 1990s and supported the establishment of the Benguela Current Commission in 2007.