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News Headlines
#122394
2019-09-26

Farming plays key role in UN climate push on land restoration

With the United Nations Climate Summit underway this week, it has been the focal point of mass protests and media coverage, but another global climate initiative is revving up that focuses on large-scale land restoration as a way to counter the advent and impact of climate change.

News Headlines
#122128
2019-09-06

Restoring fortune to the fields of Georgia

Sometimes referred to as ‘the bread basket of Georgia’, Dedoplistskaro’s fertile soils have provided a living for generations of farmers.

Notification
#2902
2019-09-03
Action by
2019-09-16

Thematic Workshop on Ecosystem Restoration for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, 6 to 8 November 2019 and Supporting pre-workshops – 4 to 5 November 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/SG/LJ/88237 (2019-073)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; relevant organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities

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News Headlines
#120603
2019-04-01

Warning: a sixth mass species extinction is on the cards

When an entrepreneur designs, makes and markets handbags made of donkey skin, and they become hugely popular, that’s good for business and employment, right? But if the donkey leather is sourced from developing countries with weak environmental laws, what is the socio-economic and environmental ...

News Headlines
#120504
2019-03-26

Biodiversity loss in the oceans can be reversed through habitat restoration

Activities such as laying gas pipelines, trawling for fish, drilling for oil, and even burying internet cables in the deep sea, are destroying marine ecosystems. But studies have shown that reintroducing seaweed and corals to these habitats could ward off the worst effects – and recover marine life.

News Headlines
#120479
2019-03-25

Biodiversity loss in the oceans can be reversed through habitat restoration

Activities such as laying gas pipelines, trawling for fish, drilling for oil, and even burying internet cables in the deep sea, are destroying marine ecosystems. But studies have shown that reintroducing seaweed and corals to these habitats could ward off the worst effects – and recover marine life.

News Headlines
#120495
2019-03-25

Forest Restoration in Riau Going Strong

Forests play a bigger part in our lives than we realize. The water we drink, the paper we use, the medicine we take, the houses we build are all derived from a rich ecosystem, along with countless other aspects of our daily lives, and yet we seldom connect all these things with our forests.

Notification
#2863
2019-03-20
Action by
2019-04-12

Sub-regional exchange for the Pacific on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems, Nadi, Fiji – 28 to 31 May 2019

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/SBG/LJ/88018 (2019-034)
To: CBD National Focal Points of Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

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Meeting
#5883

Meeting of the IPBES Task Force on Knowledge and Data

20 - 22 March 2019, Bonn, Germany

News Headlines
#120328
2019-03-12

UN accelerating commitments to restoration of ecosystem in Africa: official

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is accelerating commitments to restoring ecosystem in Africa, said an official on Tuesday."We are accelerating commitments for ecosystem restoration to improve resilience in the region," David Cooper, deputy executive secretary of CBD told reporter ...

News Headlines
#120181
2019-03-01

New UN decade to combat the ‘era’ of climate change, with optimism

On 1 March, the United Nations declared 2021 to 2030 the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a landmark decision to accelerate efforts to bring degraded landscapes back to health worldwide. The declaration was made following a statement to the General Assembly from El Salvador’s Minister of Environ ...

News Headlines
#120005
2019-02-19

For a Warming World, A New Strategy for Protecting Watersheds

Long before an aspen tree fell on a power line in New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains in June 2011, triggering the biggest wildfire in the state’s history, fire managers knew that New Mexico’s forests were vulnerable. Climate change-induced drought and higher temperatures had dried out the trees and soil.

News Headlines
#119282
2019-01-08

Lessons from China on large-scale landscape restoration

In the 1980s, the hilly Qianyanzhou region in Jiangxi Province, southern China, faced severe soil erosion due to deforestation and unsustainable farming practices. Fertile red soil was being washed away causing crop yields to tumble.

News Headlines
#119147
2018-12-20

Luxury eco-retreat in Seychelles partners with 2 Swiss organisations to restore coral

Seychelles Fregate Island Private, a luxury eco-retreat, is partnering with two international organisations based in Switzerland for its first coral restoration project.

CBD
Meeting
#5834

African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity

13 November 2018, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

News Headlines
#118393
2018-10-01

El Salvador’s president urges U.N. support for proposed decade of ecosystem restoration

A proposal to devote a decade to promoting the restoration and rehabilitation of degraded landscapes worldwide edged a step closer to fruition at the U.N. General Assembly in New York last week.

News Headlines
#117946
2018-08-21

It’s fun and easy to be green

Avongro deputy chair Dr Liz Kington describes Activate the Wheatbelt as a program born from the organisation’s focus on revegetating and regenerating. Her role is to work with a community of volunteers on annual Activate tree-planting events, re-vegetating cleared landscapes and reviving biodive ...

News Headlines
#117376
2018-07-04

Momentum for U.N. decade of ecological restoration grows ahead of Nairobi GLF

BONN, Germany (Landscape News) – A proposal by Brazil to pool global resources and dedicate 10 years to promoting the restoration of more than 2 billion hectares of degraded land worldwide – a footprint larger than South America – will be central to discussions at an upcoming Global Landscapes F ...

Notification
#2777
2018-06-11

African Biodiversity Summit and preparatory process

Reference: SCBD/SPS/AS/SBG/SK/LJ/87468 (2018-055)
To: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points of the African region

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Notification
#2660
2017-09-05
Action by
2017-09-30

Invitation to consultation process for the “Caring for Coasts” Initiative

Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/SBG/CSt/NG/86788 (2017-085)
To: CBD National Focal Points

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Notification
#2643
2017-07-13
Action by
2017-08-15

Capacity-development workshop for Central, Eastern and Southern Africa on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems to support the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, 25 - 29 September 2017 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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

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Notification
#2594
2017-02-24
Action by
2017-06-30

Call for project proposals under the Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative

Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/SBG/CS/LJ/86256 (2017-019)
To: CBD National Focal Points and relevant agencies working on ecosystem restoration

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Meeting Document
#111860
2017-02-08

UNEP/CBD/ECR/WS/2016/2/1

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

Notification
#2567
2016-11-23
Action by
2016-12-19

Capacity-building workshop for the Mediterranean on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems to support the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, Agadir, Morocco, 20-24 March 2017

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

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Press Release
#110582
2016-10-26

Mexico launches biodiversity and business alliance

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.

Meeting Document
#108122
2016-04-14

UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/20/INF/36

Supplementary Information from the Society for Ecological Restoration on Technical Aspects of Ecological Restoration

Meeting Document
#108123
2016-04-14

UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/20/INF/37

Compilation of Decisions of the Conference of the Parties Relevant to Ecosystem Restoration

Notification
#2465
2016-03-29
Action by
2016-04-22

Capacity-building workshop for selected subregions of Asia on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems to support the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, Bangkok, Thailand – 27 June to 1 July 2016

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

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Meeting Document
#107658
2016-03-15

Document

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

Notification
#2442
2016-01-26
Action by
2016-02-08

Capacity-building workshop for Latin America on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems to support the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, Bogotá, Colombia – 4 to 8 April 2016

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)

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Notification
#2349
2015-07-09
Action by
2015-07-31

Capacity-building workshop for West Africa on ecosystem restoration to support achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, Accra, Ghana – 5 to 9 October 2015

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

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