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Sustainable Livelihoods Stories

Biodiversity is the foundation for life. It underpins peoples’ livelihoods and sustainable development in all areas of activity, including economic sectors such as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and tourism, among others. By halting biodiversity loss, we are investing in people, their lives and their well-being.

Explore the below links to read about how biodiversity sustains the livelihoods of billions of people. They include biodiversity 'success stories' and examples from different communities around the world.

Agriculture

Fisheries

Forestry

Tourism

Other stories

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme