We must applaud the government for finally allocating a handsome sum in funding for biodiversity and conservation efforts next year. The RM48 million in funding is timely, thanks to our big mammal friends like tigers and tapirs that made the news headlines due to the dire state of their natural ...
Sustainable Digital Finance Alliance (SDFA) – a non-profit organisation with a high-level Advisory Board co-chaired by United Nations Environment Programme UNEP and Ant Financial Services Group – has launched its “Fintech for Biodiversity Challenge” to identify fintech companies across the globe ...
Efforts should be stepped up to support the strategic goal of global plant conservation, said experts at an international forum that ended Wednesda
Scotland has just been given the clearest and most objective view of how its remarkable natural heritage and ecosystems are faring in the modern world.
To strengthen the resilience of African food systems, communities and natures’ contributions to the economy, stakeholders have harped on the need for more action plans and strategies in addressing tremendous pressure on the nations’ biodiversity.
Next year is a crunch moment for efforts to stem humanity’s destruction of nature. So far, efforts are failing miserably, with a landmark UN report this year finding our activities have put a million species at risk of extinction.
Conscious of the need to avert global biodiversity loss, on May 3, 2011, the European Commission adopted a new strategy to halt the loss of biodiversity, known as EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 (EUBS).
Africa is experiencing a dramatic loss of biodiversity. By the end of this century, climate change alone could cause the loss of over half of African bird and mammal species, and a significant loss of plant species.
How will you make sure that everyone—from policy-makers and business leaders to their employees, and even school children—are aware of and practice biodiversity conservation in their daily activities? This is the challenging mission of Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim, international wildlife expert a ...
Ahead of a crucial global meet on biodiversity next year, a group of 13 international conservation organizations urged governments to set an ambitious target to protect the world's natural sites and wildlife population.
Kenya has a high biodiversity, with national parks that are among the best known and most visited by tourists on the African continent. For example, the Masai Mara National Park, known for its beautiful wildebeest population, or Lake Nakuru National Park, with its myriad of water birds. These na ...
Biodiversity protection programmes in Central Africa will receive a €20 million grant from the European Union. Three grant contracts have been signed in this regard.
The EU is updating its main funding instrument for nature, biodiversity and climate action projects. The Council today agreed its position (partial general approach) on a regulation to extend the LIFE programme beyond 2020. LIFE is the EU's flagship programme dedicated to funding environmental, ...
The second phase of the Integrated and Transborder Conservation of Biodiversity in the Basins of the Republic of Cameroon basins, TRIDOM II. The project was launched on Tuesday December 19 in Sangmelima by the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife in partnership with the United Nations Development P ...
Following the agreement of 196 countries during the UN Biodiversity Conference to ensure the achievement of global biodiversity targets through actions at the global, regional, national, and sub-national levels, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) Executive Director Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim ex ...
The Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative aims to implement actions to end or reverse land degradation, loss of biodiversity in African drylands and to ensure that ecosystems are resilient to climate change, continue to provide essential services and contribute to human well-being and the eliminatio ...
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.