Biodiversity

State of the World's Forests

Submitted by admin on 9. June 2020 - 13:30

State of the World's Forests 2020


Urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world’s forests amid alarming rates of deforestation and degradation, according to the latest edition of The State of the World’s Forests released on the International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May). The 188-page report, which summarizes a decade of studies on biodiversity, examines the contributions of forests and of the populations that use and manage them.

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Submitted by admin on 7. May 2019 - 12:55

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Biodiversity is in Crisis
Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’
Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’
‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature
Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good
1,000,000 species threatened with extinction

The headlines are frightening but true