Paris – Earth is enduring a mass species extinction, scientists say – the first since the demise of the dinosaurs and only the sixth in half-a-billion years.
t's official: Canada's national parks will be permanently free for kids, the federal government announced Tuesday. Finance Minister Bill Morneau noted in his speech tabling the Liberals' third budget that a free entrance program last year had proved so popular the government had chosen to extend it.
A partnership of Indigenous and environmental groups commended the Canadian government for tabling the best federal budget for biodiversity conservation in decades. The budget creates hope that Canada will meet its commitment to protect at least 17 percent of lands and inland waters by 2020.
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) welcomes major investments in wildlife habitat conservation announced today in the 2018 Federal Budget. New funding of $1.3 billion is one of the most significant investments in nature conservation in Canadian history.
This unprecedented investment will support Canada’s efforts to achieve its commitment to protect at least 17% of our land and 10% of our ocean by 2020, delivering on the Prime Minister’s promise that Canada will achieve and substantially exceed this target in the coming years.
The Canadian government took a significant step toward protecting species at risk today with a $1.3 billion budget commitment over five years. World Wildlife Fund Canada welcomes this important and historic investment in nature.
The call of the wild is echoing through Tuesday's federal budget, which some environmental groups are calling a "game changer'' for nature conservation across Canada.
The funding reflects the Liberals' commitment to safeguard at least 17 per cent of Canadian land and inland waters by 2020, including migratory bird territory.
So come on, who out there has made new year resolutions for self-improvement? Going to the gym, eating more veg, drinking less, less stress at work? Sound familiar? And who out there made these same resolutions last year? And did you keep them? Are you fitter, healthier, less stressed? I know I ...
In the years since the adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1993, evidence has mounted that biodiversity around the world is in trouble.
During 28-29 September 2017, the Heads of eight bio-diversity-related Conventions known as the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG) met at FAO Headquarters to discuss ways to join forces in support of global biodiversity and sustainable development agendas.
In a move that is being cheered by environmental activists, the BMC has decided to form Mumbai's first Biodiversity Management Committee. According to sources, a 23-member team will be formed under the Superintendent of Garden Department to preserve the city's biodiversity.
AMMAN — Eight community-based organisations (CBOs) on Tuesday received grants worth $350,000 to implement pilot projects enhancing the role of local communities and users of natural resources in addressing environmental issues.
Mexico is one of the few countries that has fulfilled its commitment to decree the protection of 10 percent of marine and coastal areas before the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.
Four-year conservation project supported by German environment ministry Kochi is among the three Indian cities selected for the implementation of a biodiversity conservation project supported by Germany.
Annual study looking at the UN Convention on Biodiversity obligations shows country has done far less than other nations in preserving areas from development, leaving it in last place among G7 members
Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/RH/MC/86215 (2017-003)
To: CBD National Focal Points
31 October - 4 November 2016, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Reference: SCBD/IMS/RS/ET/cp/85976 (2016-113)
To: CBD, CPB and ABS National Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities, and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/OES/DC/RH/85940 (2016-105)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points
Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/RH/MC/85928 (2016-101)
To: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
Report of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation on Its First Meeting
The first meeting of the new Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-1) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will open today, focusing on increasing efforts related to strengthening the review process and enhance on-the-ground implementation at global, national, sub-national and local ...
2 - 6 May 2016, Montreal, Canada
Progress in the Implementation of the Convention and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and Towards the Achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
21 - 23 March 2016, Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland
Modus Operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and Mechanisms to Support Review of Implementation
Further Options for Mechanisms to Support Review of Implementation
16 - 18 March 2016, Bern, Switzerland
17 - 18 February 2016, New Delhi, India
Reference: SCBD/TSI/RS/LZ/85338 (2016-010)
To: : CBD National Focal Points
Reference: SCBD/SAM/TSI/RH/RS/LZ/VA/85232 (2015-150)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Reference: SCBD/SAM/TSI/RH/RS/LZ/VA/85232 (2015-151)
To: UN Organizations and Specialized Agencies, IGOs, NGOs and Indigenous Organizations
17 - 19 November 2015, Mexico City, Mexico
22 - 23 June 2015, Georgia
Reference: SCBD/TSI/RS/YX/LZ/84244 (2015-063)
To: All Focal Points under the Convention and its Protocols, relevant stakeholder organizations
18 - 19 May 2015, Libreville, Gabon
20 - 21 April 2015, Cabo Verde
13 - 14 April 2015, Asunción, Paraguay
16 - 17 March 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 - 3 March 2015, Managua, Nicaragua
16 - 17 February 2015, Windhoek, Namibia
11 - 13 February 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia
Reference: SCBD/JBF/AY/DD/GT/84133 (2015-004)
To: CBD National Focal Points
The Aichi Biodiversity Targets are 20 ambitious goals that make up part of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, adopted by the parties in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture in 2010. The targets provide a framework for action for all stakeholders, including sub-national and local government ...
To introduce and share National Biodiversity Action Plan and the Aichi Targets and the progress, results, success And challenges of implementation.