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Share your photos of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves on Wikipedia to inspire the world

This blog is also available in French, Spanish and Russian on the Wikimedia Foundation blog. ____________________________________________________ Yesterday was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ designated day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Many of us know the world faces unprecedented pressure from human activities. The United Nations Environment Programme Global… read more »

Wikimedia and UNESCO team up to share the world’s culture

By John Cummings, Wikimedia volunteer I have been working with the Sector for External Relations and Public Information unit at The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to make images from their archive available on Wikimedia Commons, the media site for all Wikimedia projects including Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the most used educational resource in the… read more »

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