Indigenous peoples and local communities often refer to this Earth as Pachamama or “Mother Earth.” The fate of Pachamama and of humans has been shaped over a history that has been intertwined.
Indigenous peoples and local communities often refer to this Earth as Pachamama or “Mother Earth.” The fate of Pachamama and of humans has been shaped over a history that has been intertwined. Read More
The Government of Peru has announced that they have achieved the highest level of implementation and management of Protected Natural Areas, according to the first performance audit by the Comptroller General of the Republic to the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (SERNANP) as part of a coordinated audit with 11 other public institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, through the INDIMAPA tool and INDOSAI Read More
A new report from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity discusses the potential for synthetic biology to have both positive and negative impacts on biodiversity and looks at the role and adequacy of existing risk assessment and regulatory regimes to evaluate the impact of these technologies. Read More
The Wangari Maathai Award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual to improve and sustain forests and the people who depend on them. The 2015 winner will be awarded US$20, 000 and will be invited to receive their award in person on 10 September 2015, at the World Forestry Congress 2015 in Durban, South Africa. Read More
Biodiversity underpins dietary diversity and access to sufficient food is a cornerstone of food security and a fundamental determinant of health. Read More
Each programme factsheet introduces a key biodiversity topic