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Meeting Document
#111185
2016-12-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/22

Stocktaking Summary of the Technical and Scientific Cooperation Needs of Parties, Previous Work Carried Out under the Convention and Initiatives Relevant to the Bio-Bridge Initiative

News Headlines
#111182
2016-12-01

WWF celebrates a champion of inclusive sustainable development

WWF has presented the 2016 Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award to Irina Bokova for her significant contributions to conservation.

News Headlines
#111183
2016-12-01

One in three people suffers malnutrition at global cost of $3.5 trillion a year – UN

1 December 2016 – As an United Nations international meeting on ways to improve diets and ensure sustainable food systems kicked off in Rome, Italy today, participants were told that one in three people on the planet suffers some form of malnutrition, impacting public health and economic develop ...

News Headlines
#111166
2016-11-30

Sensitising fisherfolk to conservation of biodiversity

Artists explain problems in using five types of banned nets and how they threaten the endangered species

News Headlines
#111169
2016-11-30

Nicaragua’s ‘Dry Corridor’ to benefit from UN-backed sustainable agriculture project

29 November 2016 – About 30,000 families in 58 municipalities in Nicaragua’s ‘Dry Corridor,’ the area of the country most affected by droughts and climate change, are expected to benefit from a financial agreement between the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ...

Meeting Document
#111157
2016-11-29

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/22

Stocktaking Summary of the Technical and Scientific Cooperation Needs of Parties, Previous Work Carried Out under the Convention and Initiatives Relevant to the Bio-Bridge Initiative

News Headlines
#111141
2016-11-29

Climate global initiative calls for urgent action against invasive alien species

GLAND/SWITZERLAND: A new global initiative to reduce the impacts of invasive alien species - the Honolulu Challenge - has been launched on Tuesday by 33 organisations and institutions. The launch follows a call for urgent action on invasive alien species made by experts, governments and NGOs a ...

Press Release
#111142
2016-11-29

The Honolulu Challenge: an ambitious initiative to tackle the threat of invasive alien species

29 November 2016 - Governments, non-governmental organizations and local communities have taken up the Honolulu Challenge and agreed to take bold actions to counter invasive alien species that harm biodiversity.

News Headlines
#111131
2016-11-28

Where are forests in Europe’s Sustainable Development Goals plans?

Forests are vital to achieving the SDGs and the aims of the Paris Agreement. Without action to protect forests, the problems posed by poverty and climate change will only get worse, writes Indra Van Gisbergen.

Meeting Document
#111122
2016-11-27

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/21

Bio-Bridge Initiative Action Plan 2017-2020 and Report on Progress towards the Implementation of the Initiative

Meeting Document
#111115
2016-11-25

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/21

Bio-Bridge Initiative Action Plan 2017-2020 and Report on Progress towards the Implementation of the Initiative

News Headlines
#111091
2016-11-25

'Time to act': Damage to Great Barrier Reef worse than thought, surveys find

The government agency responsible for the Great Barrier Reef says urgent action is needed to save the world heritage site after yet-to-be-published surveys found the record coral bleaching damage earlier this year was even worse than initially thought.

News Headlines
#111094
2016-11-25

Greenpeace urges UK microbead ban to protect ocean life

Environmental group Greenpeace is calling for a ban in Britain on plastic "microbeads", found in many cosmetics, which they warn pollute the oceans and poison marine life.

News Headlines
#111095
2016-11-25

Fish farms offer test ground for acidifying oceans – study

British scientists have identified a paradox in research on the impact of extra carbon dioxide on the world’s oceans.There is no doubt that along with global warming the oceans are becoming more acidic, and that this badly affects fish, corals and shellfish.

News Headlines
#111107
2016-11-25

800-Pound Groupers Making a Comeback—But Not Everyone's Happy

Somewhere in the warm waters off the Florida Keys lives a fish named Sylvia. She is six feet long, friendly as a golden retriever—and a rarity.Fabien Cousteau named the distinctive Atlantic goliath grouper after famed ocean scientist Sylvia Earle when the curious fish and her larger companion re ...

News Headlines
#111109
2016-11-25

Overheated Arctic sign of climate change 'vicious circle'

Freakishly high temperatures in the Arctic driven by heat-packed oceans and northward winds have been reinforced by a "vicious circle" of climate change, scientists said Thursday.

News Headlines
#111063
2016-11-24

Battle of the Desert (and III): UNCCD ‘s Louise Baker on The Silk Road

Marking this year’s World Day to Combat Desertification last June, the United Nations announced the launch of a China-United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Belt and Road Joint Action initiative to curb Desertification along the Silk Road.

Meeting Document
#111044
2016-11-23

Document

Report of the Southern Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

Meeting Document
#111036
2016-11-23

Document

Report of the North-West Indian Ocean and Adjacent Gulf Areas Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

Meeting Document
#111037
2016-11-23

Document

Report of the North-East Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

Meeting Document
#111030
2016-11-23

Document

First Global Integrated Marine Assessment (First World Ocean Assessment)

Meeting Document
#111026
2016-11-23

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/19

Contribution of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 to the Sustainable Development Goals: Potential impacts of national priority actions identified in the regional capacity-building workshops

Meeting Document
#111024
2016-11-23

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/30

Identification of Best Practices and Lessons Learned on How to Integrate Biodiversity, Poverty Eradication, and Sustainable Development: Summary of Submissions Received and Synthesis of Lessons Learned

Meeting Document
#111023
2016-11-23

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/29

Further Information on Major Developments Related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

News Headlines
#111013
2016-11-23

Land Restoration and Climate-Smart Agriculture Initiatives Showcased in Marrakech

Diverse events on the sidelines of the Marrakech Climate Change Conference highlighted initiatives to advance research, knowledge sharing, policy coherence and funding for land-based adaptation and mitigation.

News Headlines
#111016
2016-11-23

Butterfly mother's food choice for offspring changes with experience

Plants communicate with animals using a blend of signals that influence animal behavior. The balance of plant attractants and deterrents partly determine the ultimate level of damage that an animal herbivore imposes on a plant. These intricate communications between the herbivore and the plant s ...

CBD
Meeting
#5615
News Headlines
#110991
2016-11-22

Unleashing trees in the battle against climate change

In discussions around climate change and natural resources, one widely mentioned oversimplification is that "cutting trees is bad for the environment." While true that global forest loss has environmental implications, sustainably managed working forests can provide impressive climate benefits i ...

News Headlines
#110992
2016-11-22

Lives of whale sharks revealed: DNA left in the oceans is unraveling the mysteries of the world's largest fish

The endangered whale shark, the world's biggest fish, could be saved - simply by studying seawaterSwimming alongside the 'gentle giant' is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences but numbers have been decimated by the appetite for shark fine soup.

News Headlines
#110993
2016-11-22

How to monitor global ocean warming—without harming whales

Most of the extra heat trapped by human-generated emissions is ending up in the oceans. But tracking the temperature of the world's oceans to monitor the change is trickier than it might seem. While satellites monitor surface temperature, measuring the ocean's interior temperature poses a logist ...

News Headlines
#110972
2016-11-21

Researchers develop new silvicultural treatments to achieve sustainable management of canadian boreal forest

Canada has the third largest area of forest in the world, covering 402 million ha. The country thus plays an important role in timber production and in the global carbon cycle.

News Headlines
#110973
2016-11-21

Oceans Action Day, Other COP 22 Events Launch Initiatives, Propose Roadmap for Oceans and Climate

18 November 2016: At the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, numerous events, including the first-ever Oceans Action Day, underscored the role of the ocean in mitigating climate change and regulating the climate while recognizing the challenges that ocean acidification and habitat degrada ...

News Headlines
#110979
2016-11-21

The Marine Hotspot That Could Save Our Seas

The Earth's oceans are under siege. Human activity is wiping out coral reefs and marine life at a faster rate than ever before. As conservationists try to restore the health of our seas, one place may be key to turning the tide.

News Headlines
#110949
2016-11-18

How 'Marine Snow' Keeps Ocean Life Healthy

As a professor at a major university, it is always fascinating to learn along with our students. This week in a oral comprehensive examination of one of our graduate students, the term “marine snow” was mentioned by my colleague Dr. Patricia Yager, a professor of marine sciences at the Universit ...

News Headlines
#110962
2016-11-18

What Is Sustainable Fashion And How To Get Started?

You’ve likely read about the tragedies including 13 garment workers who died from a fire or the waste and pollution fast fashion is causing. And you’ve probably noticed that after purchasing clothes from fast-fashion brands, you wear the item maybe a few times before it starts falling apart. The ...

News Headlines
#110926
2016-11-17

Sustainable agriculture: a complex global puzzle

On my return from a practical agricultural learning tour of various farms in Germany, that was concluded with a participation in the panel discussion on "Solutions for global Agriculture" held, at the university of Bonn, organized, by its center for Development Research (ZEF), a few month back, ...

News Headlines
#110938
2016-11-17

Plastic on the menu as marine pollution spreads

Ten million tonnes of plastic are entering our oceans every year, and environmental experts believe that by 2050, plastic will actually outweigh fish in the sea.

News Headlines
#110939
2016-11-17

This Tower of Biodiversity is designed to spread seeds throughout Paris

Maison Edouard François designed an incredible sustainable tower for Paris. Clad in eye-catching green panels, the M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity also comprises netting entwined with living flora. The entire structure is designed to spread seeds throughout the city.

Meeting Document
#110911
2016-11-16

Document

Vanuatu 2030 National Sustainable Development Plan 2016 to 2030

Meeting Document
#110907
2016-11-16

UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/10

Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative Progress Report 2015-2016

News Headlines
#110898
2016-11-16

Walnut trees for future generations

The largest naturally grown walnut forest in the world provides a livelihood for many people - but the forest is slowly dying. A new sustainable approach is supposed to save it.

News Headlines
#110900
2016-11-16

The Plastic Polluting the Oceans Smells Like Lunch to Marine Life

Think all birds find dinner using their eagle-eye vision? Not so for many seafaring bird species, which rely on an acute sense of smell to locate swarms of tiny krill and fish swirling in currents on the ocean surface.

News Headlines
#110905
2016-11-16

Newly Opened Straupe Earth Market Receives 3,000 Visitors

Earth Markets are special events that have been established according to guidelines based on the Slow Food philosophy. These community-run markets are important meetings that demonstrate solidarity, where local producers offer healthy, quality food directly to consumers at fair prices and guaran ...

Meeting Document
#110888
2016-11-15

Document

Vanuatu’s National Ocean Policy

Meeting Document
#110889
2016-11-15

Document

Report on Vanuatu’s Draft National Ocean Policy Consultations

Meeting Document
#110886
2016-11-15

Document

Sustainable Ocean Initiative brochure

News Headlines
#110848
2016-11-15

To find real solutions, focus beyond climate emissions

If we are to find sustainable solutions to climate change, we have to look at the bigger picture. And in that picture climate change – and carbon emissions – aren’t everything. Neither are biodiversity, water, forests, agriculture or coastal habitats and oceans, gender or communities, education, ...

News Headlines
#110849
2016-11-15

A technological eye on the future of our seas and our agriculture

From the ocean depths to the vastness of the cosmos, new technologies give scientists a better understanding of the world around us. In this special episode of Futuris, we will meet with modern explorers of the sea, land, and space.

News Headlines
#110856
2016-11-15

These 10 Innovators Are Changing the World, From Oceans to Eye Care

Innovators working to protect sea life, combat climate change, and empower women are among the ten winners of this year’s Rolex Awards for Enterprise and will be honored Tuesday night a Los Angeles event marking the 40th anniversary of the international philanthropic program.

News Headlines
#110857
2016-11-15

Destruction of kelp forests by tropical fish shows impact of ocean temperature rises

Herbivorous tropical fish have destroyed kelp forests in northern New South Wales, showing that even small increases in ocean temperature can lead to kelp deforestation, an Australian study has found.

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