Aquaculture, or fish farming, is one of the world's fastest growing food sectors, providing about half of all the fish we eat. As it stands, climate change is altering our ocean's environment, causing the seawater to become warmer and impacting the marine ecosystems profoundly. How will these ch ...
Ecosystems deliver essential goods such as food, energy, raw materials, air and water. They also regulate our climate and provide habitats for pollinators that fertilise our crops. These services are vital to our economy. Ecosystem degradation (due to pollution, habitat loss, climate change and ...
They can stink like fish and rotten eggs, breed swarms of mosquitos and lack the glamour of coral reefs. But mangroves, with other coastal habitats, are vitally important to our climate — and they're under threat.
Forty million miles of major roads crisscross the Earth's continents -- enough to circle the planet 1,600 times. For humans, these thoroughfares are a boon, enabling them to move with ease from place to place. But for migrating animals who are also hemmed in by dams, rivers, shipping lanes, urba ...
Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/SBG/CSt/NG/86788 (2017-085)
To: CBD National Focal Points
23 - 27 July 2017, Cartagena, Colombia
Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/SBG/CS/VA/86448 (2017-068)
To: CBD National Focal Points from the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Reference: SCBD/OES/DC/RH/KM/85598 (2017-038)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/SBG/CS/LJ/86256 (2017-019)
To: CBD National Focal Points and relevant agencies working on ecosystem restoration
Report of the Capacity-Building Workshop for Selected Subregions of Asia on the Restoration of Forest and Other Ecosystems to Support the Achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Reference: SCBD/SPS/CG/SBG/CS/LJ/86018 (2016-141)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, European Union, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom (Gibraltar), and Yemen
26 OCTOBER 2016 – The Mexican Alliance for Biodiversity and Business, with the aim of promoting the protection, conservation and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems, was launched 17 October 2016 in Mexico City.
11 - 13 July 2016, Nadi, Fiji
14 - 17 June 2016, Minsk, Belarus
Supplementary Information from the Society for Ecological Restoration on Technical Aspects of Ecological Restoration
Compilation of Decisions of the Conference of the Parties Relevant to Ecosystem Restoration
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/BT/85528 (2016-040)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
Report of the Capacity-Building Workshop for West Africa on the Restoration of Forest and Other Ecosystems to Support Achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/BT/85193 (2016-017)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
5 - 9 October 2015, Accra, Ghana
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/RH/LJ/84825 (2015-077)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/LJ/84301 (2015-014)
As part of the UNEP project “Improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies”, funded by the European Union and the Swiss Government, a Sourcebook of opportunities for enhancing cooperation among the biodive ...
Ecosystem conservation and restoration
Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative
Review of Global Assessments of Land and Ecosystem Degradation and Their Relevance in Achieving the Land-Based Aichi Biodiversity Targets
8 - 12 September 2014, San Jose, Costa Rica
25 - 28 August 2014, San Jose, Costa Rica
Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration
14 - 18 July 2014, Jeju, Republic of Korea
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/LM/83689 (2014-091)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama
8 - 11 July 2014, Douala, Cameroon
Ecosystem conservation and restoration
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/LM/83662 (2014-087)
To: CBD National Focal Points: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe
Report on Issues in Progress: Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration
28 April - 2 May 2014, Jambi, Indonesia
28 April - 2 May 2014, Belize City, Belize