This year the United Nations released a devastating report revealing how the world failed to meet a single one of the 20 Aichi biodiversity targets agreed in Japan in 2010.
China has been at the center of biodiversity talks this year. In September, President Xi Jinping announced the country would be carbon neutral by 2060 and next year the COP15 will take place in Kunming.
Biodiversity is the word used to describe all types of life on Earth, from bacteria at the bottom of the sea to human beings in big cities.
Thanks to a unique combination of geographical location and geological formations, diversity of life is evolving for millions of years and thriving on the Indonesian archipelago. The region represents one of the world’s centers in the biological richness of flora and fauna.
The rush to develop elements for the new Strategic Plan for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and related global biodiversity targets have already started. A large number of stakeholders are currently working on making the plan robust, responsive and implementable with more chances fo ...
The Nature Map Consortium has introduced new global maps that integrate available data on biodiversity and carbon to assist country policies for biodiversity and land-based greenhouse gas emissions.
Campaigners say UK will miss almost all of its 2020 nature targets and young people want changeA national climate and environment emergency should be declared immediately, the government has been told.
The UK will miss almost all the 2020 nature targets it signed up to a decade ago, according to a report by the government’s official advisers.
The United Nations on Thursday called on its member countries to make bold actions to meet the targets of a globally-agreed strategic plan for biodiversity by 2020.
Finland will be unable to fulfil its commitment to stop biodiversity loss by 2020, concedes Kimmo Tiilikainen (Centre), the Minister of the Environment. The Finnish government adopted an ambitious strategy for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in December 2012, stating that th ...