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#3190
2022-09-16
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2022-10-16

Fair on Experiences and Best Practices in Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) at the UN Biodiversity Conference, Montreal, Canada, December 2022

Reference: SCBD/OES/DAIN/MB/90546 (2022-059)
To: CBD National Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, international organizations, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations

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News Headlines
#135505
2022-08-01

Biodiversity education key priority

There can be no higher priority for the education of our children than a love for New Zealand’s unique biodiversity, and an awareness of how soon so much of this precious heritage will be lost if we humans do not change our ways.

News Headlines
#135333
2022-07-15

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The best of this week’s wildlife pictures, including killer whales hunting a seal off Shetland and endangered mountain bongos in Kenya

News Headlines
#135103
2022-06-29

Protecting biodiversity starts in the community

Amid faltering global negotiations on protecting biodiversity that were stalled by the Covid-19 pandemic, a researcher who has studied humans’ impact on nature around the world argues there is hope to be found in local initiatives.

News Headlines
#135119
2022-06-29

International Day of the Tropics 2022: History, Significance and All You Need to Know

The Tropics are the regions around the equator that lie between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, respectively. These places receive direct sunlight, are the warmest and experience abundant rainfall, resulting in a humid climate. This belt ...

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#135072
2022-06-28

Urban Wildlife Photography Awards 2022: in pictures

An amateur photographer who works in digital advertising has won the inaugural Picfair Urban Wildlife Photography Awards for his image of two coyotes on a dimly lit suburban street in Ontario. All Picfair profits on print sales will go to global conservation non-profit Re:Wild

News Headlines
#135079
2022-06-28

Aquaman speaks up for world’s oceans at UN conference

Hollywood actor Jason Momoa is taking his role as Aquaman, protector of the deep oceans, off the screen. Attending a UN conference in Portugal, Momoa was appointed the new UN Environment Program advocate for Life Below Water – an honorary position to acknowledge his work to help protect marine life.

Press Release
#134955
2022-06-10

Korean Consulate in Montreal to Host Conference on Biological Diversity

Montreal, June 10, 2022 – The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea (ROK) in Montreal and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) are jointly hosting a conference entitled “30 Years of Biodiversity: A Legacy from Rio to Future Generations” on June 16 at the Maison d ...

News Headlines
#134931
2022-06-08

Experts urge saving biodiversity from extinction

Global warming and climate change are causing many species of animals and plants to slowly die out. This gradual extinction would pose threat to food supplies, said speakers in a seminar on 'biodiversity' at Women University Multan (WUM) on Tuesday.

Meeting
#6218

World Environment Day

5 June 2022, Nairobi, Kenya

News Headlines
#134785
2022-05-31

Kahnawake residents encouraged biodiversity by not cutting lawns for month of May

The grass in front of Megan Day's home in the Kanien'kehá:ka community of Kahnawake southwest of Montreal is pretty high.But it's not because she's too lazy to mow her lawn. She was among dozens of homes participating in the community's No Mow May challenge.

News Headlines
#134746
2022-05-27

Swiss significantly underestimate scale of biodiversity crisis in Switzerland

Switzerland has the highest proportion of threatened species in the OECD, according to Pronatura. However, a clear majority of the population thinks the situation is fine, according to a survey.

News Headlines
#134758
2022-05-27

Learn about India’s biodiversity from this card game created by Chennai students

A new game developed by Chennai students spreads awareness about different ecosystems, species and what we can do to help them

News Headlines
#134721
2022-05-25

Biodiversity exhibit

Visitors look at the newly-opened temporary art exhibition of Philippine endemic and native species of plants and animals at the National Museum in Manila as part of Biodiversity Day and National Heritage Month.

News Headlines
#134676
2022-05-24

New online platform showcases civil society, local authority and business pledges for nature

A new online platform has been launched to raise awareness and inspire action by non-government organisations, local communities and businesses to protect, sustainably manage and restore areas of land and water.

CBD
Meeting
#6217

International Day for Biological Diversity

22 May 2022, Montreal, Canada

News Headlines
#134578
2022-05-19

Capturing the Climate crisis: the Evidence Project – in pictures

The Evidence Project is a photography-led campaign created by Britta Jaschinski, Keith Wilson and Arturo de Frías focusing on the impact of the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and the causes of viral pandemics.

News Headlines
#134511
2022-05-17

Canada Post releases new stamps to raise awareness for endangered whales

Canada Post is hoping a new set of stamps will raise awareness of the plight of endangered whales in Canadian waters. The stamps feature images of five whale species currently considered endangered - including the orca, beluga and blue whale.

News Headlines
#134517
2022-05-17

Towards a Natural Social Contract' (2021) wins Nautilus Gold Award

Proposes a fundamental change in the way humans interact with their social and natural environment Advocates a shift from a growth-oriented society to a more ecocentric and regenerative society. Develops a transformative social-ecological innovation framework for sustainable solutions to endemic ...

News Headlines
#134438
2022-05-13

International Day of Plant Health 2022: History, Significance and All You Need to Know

Plants are the life of Earth and we all are dependent on them. How we breathe and what we eat are all affected by plants. They develop up to 80% of food for us and up to 98% of oxygen. But human habitation is harming the life of plants. Several diseases and pests kill up to 40% of food crops eve ...

News Headlines
#134439
2022-05-13

First ever International Day of Plant Health: No food security without healthy plants

As the world marks the International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) for the first time, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called for more investment in innovation in a field crucial for boosting food security and transforming how our food is produced, delivered an ...

News Headlines
#134440
2022-05-13

Africa: UN Spotlights Plant Health, Crucial for Boosting Food Security Worldwide

On the very first International Day of Plant Health, marked on Thursday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for more investment in innovation to boost food security, especially for the billions worldwide living close to the bread line.

News Headlines
#134356
2022-05-11

Birds Eye kicks off biodiversity campaign with giant wildflower artwork

Campaign seeks to educate nation on importance of biodiversity and impact of its loss, as well as what we can all do to help protect it, with 20,000 wildflower seed boxes up for grabs

News Headlines
#134363
2022-05-11

Scientist-moms explore why climate change messaging falls flat

When Melissa Burt, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University, made a video about the climate crisis, it included images of her daughter, Mia.

News Headlines
#134368
2022-05-11

365 Days of Climate Awareness 256 – Chile and Climate Change

Chile’s climate is extremely diverse, from hot and arid in the tropical north to glaciers and alpine tundra in the south. Being a narrow strip of land between mountains and sea makes for small microclimatic zones and dynamic conditions.

News Headlines
#134298
2022-05-05

Sailing duo reach Aegean port in climate change tour in Turkey

Murat Tan and Emre Diyar, who set out from Hopa, a northeastern Turkish town, 13 days ago aboard a sailboat, reached the Aegean port town of Çeşme on Thursday.

News Headlines
#134307
2022-05-05

Prada, UNESCO Unveil Ocean-focused Education Program for Toddlers in Venice

The latest initiative of the joint effort between Prada Group and UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission to raise awareness of, and promote, more responsible behavior toward the oceans intends to educate toddlers aged three to six in order to shape their future sustainable inclinations.

News Headlines
#134260
2022-05-04

EU officials being trained to meditate to help fight climate crisis

Brussels officials are being trained to meditate to help them tackle the climate crisis as part of a new wave of “applied mindfulness” that seeks to take the Buddhism-inspired practice “off the cushion” and into hard politics.

News Headlines
#134279
2022-05-04

Iris Zhan is helping to raise awareness about climate change by creating digital campaigns for advocate groups

The climate crisis affects everyone, which is why climate activist Iris Zhan wants to make climate activism more accessible and diverse.

News Headlines
#134236
2022-04-28

Climate change: Don't let doom win, project tells worriers

A new project has been launched to address rising climate anxiety in students at the University of East Anglia.

News Headlines
#134248
2022-04-28

Calgary Zoo and Bow Habitat Station to host first-ever Alberta Biodiversity Festival

A new festival coming to Calgary next month will celebrate the province's fish, water, wildlife and ecosystems.

News Headlines
#134124
2022-04-20

Once You Know review – must-watch essay on climate change that tells us it’s already here

Most climate-change documentaries sound pre-emptive warnings about the consequences if we fail to take action. But this essential cine-essay by Emmanuel Cappellin – a former cinematographer for Yann-Arthus Bertrand – instead takes as its starting point the idea that all is already lost.

News Headlines
#134136
2022-04-20

Reframing narratives about climate change in Bolivia’s Gran Chaco region

Droughts, wildfires, flooding, and deforestation are just some of the environmental pressures plaguing Bolivia’s Gran Chaco region. Yet, according to those affected by these realities on the ground, international media ignore these issues unless there are catastrophic consequences, such as the w ...

News Headlines
#134096
2022-04-18

A cracking selection of eggs in nature – in pictures

Whether we’re eating them or decorating them, there is no doubt that eggs play a prominent role in Easter activities. The environmental organisation WWF has carried out its own Easter egg hunt in its photo library and created a gallery of weird and wonderful eggs found in the natural world, from ...

News Headlines
#134098
2022-04-18

‘We’re running out of time’: Dan Saladino on why the loss of diversity in our foods matters

Dan Saladino is a journalist and presenter of the weekly Food Programme on BBC Radio 4 where he’s been reporting on food and agriculture for the past 15 years.

News Headlines
#134002
2022-04-12

Nature does not care

I worry, sometimes, that knowledge is falling out of fashion – that in the field in which I work, nature writing, the multitudinous nonfictions of the more-than-human world, facts have been devalued; knowing stuff is no longer enough.

News Headlines
#133946
2022-04-06

Pinterest bans climate change misinformation and conspiracy theories

Social media companies including Pinterest, an image-based platform that went public in 2019, have been under increasing pressure to curb harmful misinformation on their sites, though some lawmakers and users criticize tech platforms as overreaching in their content rules.

News Headlines
#133873
2022-03-31

The Weight of Water - The Human Cost of Climate Change

This film tells three stories of people suffering from the dramatic consequences of climate change. Their Nepalese communities are already being affected by floods and drought.

News Headlines
#133906
2022-03-31

French Artist Creates an Eye-Opening Depiction of What The World Will Look Like Post Climate Change

Fabien Barrau is a French photographer and digital artist who uses his art to call attention to the devastating effects of climate change Barrau uses his drone and Photoshop skills to make images of what famous architectural landmarks will look like after the looming climate crisis..

News Headlines
#133625
2022-03-02

World Wildlife Day 2022: Date, Theme, History And Significance Of The Day That Celebrates Diversity Of Life On The Planet

The innumerable forms of animals and plants that live in the wild have an incalculable value as they play a major role in ecological, cultural, scientific, social, and aesthetic aspects of human well-being. World Wildlife Day is an annual observance that is celebrated on March 3 every year to pr ...

News Headlines
#133626
2022-03-02

World Wildlife Day celebrated in Kenya

Two lions are seen at the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, Aug. 30, 2021. The World Wildlife Day, which is marked annually on March 3 to raise the awareness on the world's wild animals and plants, is celebrated under the theme "Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration" this year.

News Headlines
#133627
2022-03-02

Expo 2020 Dubai to celebrate World Wildlife Day with experts at Terra auditorium

Dubai: Expo 2020 Dubai will celebrate World Wildlife Day tomorrow with a dedicated event comprising top conservationists, scientists and activists from across the world, shining a spotlight on local, regional and global efforts to preserve, protect and save endangered species, while inspiring si ...

News Headlines
#133628
2022-03-02

Free admission to biodiversity museums on World Wildlife Day

Visiting the museums of natural history and biodiversity all over the country is free, due to its unique role and importance in introducing and displaying valuable species, in addition to making people aware of the value of biodiversity conservation and ecosystems.

News Headlines
#133634
2022-03-02

Plastic fantastic: show highlighting art made from marine waste to open this week

A temporary art exhibition designed to highlight plastic waste in the seas is to open this week. A Plastic Ocean, on show at the former Dog House bar on Hamilton’s Front Street, will feature works created from marine plastic waste by a range of island artists and schoolchildren.

News Headlines
#133642
2022-03-02

We’re on the hunt for young nature lovers – do you know any?

Spring is on its way, and Young Country Diary is once again open for submissions. Every three months we ask you to send us a piece about the natural world, written by a child aged 8-14.

News Headlines
#133613
2022-03-01

Japan nonprofit creates endangered animal Line stickers to raise awareness

An environmental nonprofit organization based in this eastern Japan city has created endangered animal stickers for the Line free messaging app to raise awareness about the creatures ahead of World Wildlife Day on March 3.

News Headlines
#133522
2022-02-25

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The best of this week’s wildlife pictures, including firefall, rock goats and a pack of grey wolves

News Headlines
#133446
2022-02-23

Fiji gets to tell its own climate story in new books for children

Suva, Fiji – A disposable mask flies out of an overflowing bin that hasn’t been shut properly; in the course of one night it encounters a seagull, a whale and a school of sleeping fish who fervently attempt to chase it out of their homes – afraid it might kill them, just like so many other scary ...

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