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News Headlines
#116281
2018-03-20

Global biodiversity 'crisis' to be assessed at major summit

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.

News Headlines
#116145
2018-03-01

Canada Budget 2018 Makes National Parks Admission Permanently Free For Kids

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.

News Headlines
#116120
2018-02-28

The Government of Canada hits a home run for biodiversity conservation

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.

News Headlines
#116121
2018-02-28

Federal Budget 2018 announces historic investment in conservation

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.

News Headlines
#116122
2018-02-28

CPAWS celebrates “historic investment” in nature conservation in Federal Budget 2018

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.

News Headlines
#116123
2018-02-28

New federal budget makes historic investment in nature

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.

News Headlines
#116124
2018-02-28

Canada Budget 2018 Boosts Conservation Funding

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.

News Headlines
#116125
2018-02-28

Budget 2018: Feds commit $500 million to conservation funding

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.

News Headlines
#115805
2018-01-25

A new year’s resolution for the environment? Reduce activity

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 ...

News Headlines
#115589
2017-12-19

Protecting biodiversity, Norwegian style

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.

News Headlines
#114896
2017-10-19

The Liasion Group of Biodiversty-related Convention (BLG) gathered to discuss ways to join forces

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.

News Headlines
#114699
2017-10-03

Mumbai To Get Its First Biodiversity Management Committee

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.

News Headlines
#114519
2017-09-20

8 community-based organisations granted $350,000 for environmental projects

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.

News Headlines
#114446
2017-09-14

Mexico meets commitments to protect marine and coastal areas

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.

News Headlines
#114146
2017-08-22

Kochi chosen to implement biodiversity programme

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.

News Headlines
#113904
2017-07-24

Canada lags in conservation efforts

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

Notification
#2578
2017-01-17

Reminder: Submission of national biodiversity strategies and action plans; adoption as policy instruments

Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/RH/MC/86215 (2017-003)
To: CBD National Focal Points

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Notification
#2539
2016-09-16
Action by
2016-10-03

Invitation to submit comments on the revised short-term action plan (2017-2020) to enhance and support capacity-building for the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets

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

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Notification
#2531
2016-09-02

Group on Earth Observations establishes National Contact Points for Data Sharing

Reference: SCBD/OES/DC/RH/85940 (2016-105)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points

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Notification
#2527
2016-08-22
Action by
2016-11-14
Meeting Document
#108943
2016-06-20

UNEP/CBD/SBI/1/14

Report of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation on Its First Meeting

Press Release
#108435
2016-05-02

Enhanced implementation, mainstreaming, key issues at first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation to the Convention on Biological Diversity

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 ...

CBD
Meeting
#5524
Meeting Document
#107746
2016-03-21

UNEP/CBD/SBI/1/2

Progress in the Implementation of the Convention and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and Towards the Achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Meeting Document
#107698
2016-03-17

UNEP/CBD/SBI/1/10

Modus Operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and Mechanisms to Support Review of Implementation

Meeting Document
#107690
2016-03-17

UNEP/CBD/SBI/1/10/ADD3

Further Options for Mechanisms to Support Review of Implementation

Notification
#2422
2015-12-17
Action by
2016-02-29
Notification
#2423
2015-12-17
Action by
2016-03-20
CBD
Meeting
#5552

International Expert Workshop on Biodiversity Mainstreaming

17 - 19 November 2015, Mexico City, Mexico

Notification
#2335
2015-05-27

Selection of experts to prepare a report on the full assessment of funding necessary and available for the implementation of the Convention for the period July 2018 to June 2022

Reference: SCBD/TSI/RS/YX/LZ/84244 (2015-063)
To: All Focal Points under the Convention and its Protocols, relevant stakeholder organizations

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CBD
Meeting
#5461
CBD
Meeting
#5460
CBD
Meeting
#5459
CBD
Meeting
#5458

Asian Workshop on CBD Implementation and Financial Reporting

16 - 17 March 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka

CBD
Meeting
#5457
CBD
Meeting
#5456
Notification
#2276
2015-01-13
Side Event
#3113
COP 12
2014-10-15

Toward achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets by 2020 ~ Contribution of Sub-National Governments

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 ...

Side Event
#3133
COP 12
2014-10-06

Aichi 2020 in Mongolia

To introduce and share National Biodiversity Action Plan and the Aichi Targets and the progress, results, success And challenges of implementation.

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