25 - 29 May 2015, Ispra, Italy
22 - 23 May 2015, Multiple venues
Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/ABw/84181 (2015-059)
To: National Focal Points for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, National Focal Points for the Biosafety Clearing-House
Friday, 22 May, is International Day for Biological Diversity – a time for the City of Cape Town to reflect on its globally important and unique biodiversity, and acknowledge its partners and residents who work tirelessly with the City to ensure that this irreplaceable asset is managed and utili ...
22 May 2015 – Variety of life on Earth is essential for the welfare of current and future generations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today on the International Day for Biological Diversity, as he called on the international community to recommit to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss parti ...
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, has emphasised the need to work together to conserve biodiversity to ensure the future for the present generation and the coming generations.
Climate change scientists have known for years that rising temperatures affect sea creatures, from the biggest fish to the microscopic plankton at the base of the ocean food chain.
Minister of Environment and Nature Protection Mihael Zmajlovic on Thursday presented the Bioportal, a web portal presenting information about biological diversity and nature protection in Croatia ahead of International Day for Biological Diversity and Nature Protection Day in Croatia, observed o ...
A study by the International Trade Centre (ITC) published today on the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity Day highlights the role that trade can play in the conservation of flora and fauna whilst supporting local livelihoods.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 21 (UPI) -- Researchers recently found the same proteins used in human eyes are also present in the skin of the two spot octopus, a species found off the coast of California. The proteins help the octopus sense light, without the help of the eyes or the brain.
Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study.
Malaysia aims to protect 10% of its marine environment by 2020. Less than 1%, however, is currently protected. This may have dire consequences for the country's endangered dugong population, warn a Malaysian scientist and her research team.
A multinational team of researchers who spent three and a half years sampling the ocean's sunlit upper layers aboard the schooner Tara unveil the first officially reported global analyses of the Tara Oceans consortium.
The next time you order that "wake up" cup of Joe or reach for a sweet treat, you may want to consider whether those coffee or cocoa beans were grown in the shade or open sun.
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 22 2015 (IPS) - By the time leaders of the international community sit down in Paris later this year to discuss climate change, at least two Caribbean leaders are hoping that France can demonstrate its commitment to assisting their adaptation efforts by re-joining the ...
Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth
Private sector could help close the expected shortfall in emissions reductions necessary to stop 2C of global warming warming, suggests Unilever CEO Paul Polman at climate and business summit in Paris
Using technology to make a city more sustainable works best if its inhabitants participate in planning and implementation, according to a UN report.
Once down to just three small breeding groups in 1992, the Louisiana black bear has clambered back from the brink of extinction. From bald eagles to mountain lions, some of America's rarest beasts have once again found sure footing.
Megafauna like elephants and rhinos are ecological engineers, creating conditions that hundreds of other species have evolved to exploit. Losing their last remaining populations will radically alter life on Earth
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CB/84690 (2015-060)
To: SBSTTA focal points and PoWPA focal points from Africa
Information Note for Participants
Lista de iniciativas regionales existentes en el área de conservación marina en Centroamérica