There has never been a year like 2023 – with dramatic highs and lows that have made global action on the environment front and center of all our lives. We are now amid a full-blown climate emergency that requires investment in nature protection and renewal. In this time of adversity, the GEF partnership has faced down challenges to keep moving forward in setting critically needed global goals for the environment and identifying the financing needed to meet them. We are connecting the dots between biodiversity, ocean health, climate change, and pollution, like never before. This year, we made optimism more than an idea – we made it our promise and our proof. Explore the timeline below to see highlights from the GEF partnership for 2023.