Biodiversity

UN Biodiversity Conference begins

Submitted by admin on 17. October 2021 - 17:44

UN Biodiversity Conference begins

11-15 October 2021


On 11 October, world leaders gathered in Kunming, China, and virtually for the first phase of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) to agree on a new set of goals for nature over the next decade. The second phase will be held in April-May 2022 due to the pandemic.

Concern at low ambition of biodiversity negotiations

Submitted by admin on 7. September 2021 - 22:18

Concern at low ambition of biodiversity negotiations

Launch of Non-State Actor Call to Action


Organizations representing all corners of society from around the world came together in Marseille, France, on 7 September 2021 at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to issue an unprecedented joint call for governments to strengthen a draft global biodiversity agreement.

Making Peace with Nature

Submitted by admin on 23. August 2021 - 17:31

Making Peace with Nature

UNEP Synthesis Report
February 2021

Secure and Equitable, Nature Positive, Net Zero World

Submitted by admin on 20. August 2021 - 20:24

Secure and Equitable, Nature Positive, Net Zero World

Non-State Actors' Call for Governments to Strengthen
the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

The International Environment Forum has endorsed the following joint call to action prepared by WWF International as governments negotiate a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to be approved at the Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 opening on 11 October and concluding in May 2022

World Conservation Congresses in September

Submitted by admin on 10. August 2021 - 12:53

World Conservation Congresses in September


Among the major environmental events postponed from last year and being held in the coming months, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will be holding its World Conservation Congress in Marseille, France, on 3-11 September, to drive action on nature-based recovery, climate change and biodiversity post-2020.

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.