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Protecting the Caribbean from climate change

Vice President Harris highlighted several new initiatives as part of the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030.
Historic photo of dust cloud approaching buildings (© AP Images)

U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

U.S. scientists are developing new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition.
Sea turtle swimming over coral reef (© Willyam Bradberry/Shutterstock)

These sea turtles face peril

Learn about the greatest threats to sea turtles, and how conservationists are working to ensure a future for these prehistoric creatures.
Woman washing clothes on table outdoors (© Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

Preparing for hurricane season across Latin America

Learn how the U.S. Agency for International Development and its partners work to bolster Latin America's hurricane response.
Turtle swimming near school of fish (© Jay Dickman/Getty Images)

Conservation diplomacy will protect the Galápagos Islands

Learn how conservation diplomacy will keep the Galápagos Islands, and the thousands of species inhabiting them, beautiful.
Windmills running on a farm in Germany (© Martin Meissner/AP)

Europe moves away from Russia’s oil and gas

EU countries were already moving toward renewable energy, but Russia's war against Ukraine accelerated that trend.
Woman riding scooter through floodwaters, child sitting in water (© Mario Tama/Getty Images)

U.S. to infuse Green Climate Fund with additional $1 billion

President Biden has pledged $1 billion to the Green Climate Fund. Learn how that money will help countries most vulnerable to climate change.
Aerial view of fields and rainforest separated by roads (© Leo Correa/AP)

Pop quiz: What do you know about the health of our...

From the state of the climate crisis to endangered species to general environmental knowledge, how much do you know about our planet?
Earth Day 2023 poster with illustration of Earth and heavenly bodies as gears and hand holding wrench to fix them (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Download this poster for Earth Day 2023

For Earth Day, take time to think about how you can invest in our planet and why "everyone, everywhere" must do more.