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Meeting
#6014
Press Release
#124589
2020-03-09

Subregional exchange for the Caribbean on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems

9 March 2020 – Representatives from 12 Caribbean countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago) will gather 9-13 March in Castries, Saint Lucia for a worksho ...

CBD
Meeting
#5959
News Headlines
#124259
2020-02-19

Tokyo Cement’s Silent Mission Restores Mangrove Forests in Trincomalee

We have in front of us a great opportunity to create awareness on the importance of Mangroves for people and our planet. Having commemorated the World Wetlands Day on the 2nd of February, this is an opportune moment to raise awareness about the vital role of Mangroves; an important type of wetl ...

News Headlines
#124069
2020-02-03

The divers rescuing a drowning island

Vaan Island in India’s Gulf of Mannar has been rapidly disappearing into the Laccadive Sea. But a team of marine biologists is working to save it.

News Headlines
#123978
2020-01-28

Fallen trees sought to help restore salmon streams

A Vancouver Island non-profit society is looking for more than 1,000 pieces of wood and fallen trees in its project to restore salmon habitat in rivers around the island. Megan Francis, operations manager with Central Westcoast Forest Society, says natural timber that falls into rivers is an ex ...

News Headlines
#123957
2020-01-27

The story of a restored forest that restored lives

Jamini Mohan Mahanty is out for a morning walk every day. At 91, he is hale and hearty. A resident of Jharbagda village in Purulia district, West Bengal, Mahanty thanks the “green mountain” in his village for having added some extra years to his life.

Notification
#2954
2020-01-17
Action by
2020-01-31

Subregional Exchange for the Caribbean on the Restoration of Forests and Other Ecosystems, Castries, Saint Lucia - 9 to 13 March 2020

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/SBG/LJ/88547 (2020-005)
To: CBD National Focal Points from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

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News Headlines
#123632
2020-01-09

Urgent Science in 2020

Declaring a global planetary emergency, improving sub-volcanic imaging to predict eruptions and developing artificial intelligence that works for humans are some of the urgent actions and research that experts in different fields want to see in 2020.

News Headlines
#123460
2019-12-16

Limiting the loss of nature

With only about half of Earth's terrestrial surface remaining as natural vegetation, a University of Queensland-led team has proposed an international goal to halt its continued loss.

News Headlines
#123441
2019-12-13

Philippines’ mangroves could generate first-of-its-kind blue carbon credits in Asia-Pacific

The Philippines could be home to the first blue carbon project in Asia-Pacific that uses a ground-breaking method to calculate the amount of carbon stored in mangroves.

News Headlines
#123387
2019-12-11

New urgency in fight to restore Florida Everglades

Rising seas, polluted coastlines and the specter of more frequent droughts and storms have lent new urgency to efforts to restore the ecosystem of the Florida Everglades, the largest freshwater wetland in the United States.

News Headlines
#123227
2019-12-03

Food, water, economic security improved through blueprint for ecological restoration standards

A blueprint to guide effective ecological restoration that can provide “profound ecosystem services benefits,” including better food and water security, improved health and cleaner air quality while delivering social and environmental equity and economic benefits has just been released.

News Headlines
#123058
2019-11-19

Shaping a pan-African forest-landscape restoration exchange

Two weeks after Malagasy Forest Landscape Restoration experts came to Yaoundé, their Cameroonian counterparts visited Madagascar to intensify their South-South exchange on Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Africa.

News Headlines
#123000
2019-11-15

Trees for Peace

A desert is advancing on Nigeria and its neighbors. Each year, the Sahel cuts deeper into the land, overtaking farmlands, rupturing biodiversity and breeding insecurity.

News Headlines
#122987
2019-11-14

Trees for Peace

A Great Green Wall, planted across the breadth of Africa, could serve as a bulwark against climate change and ecological breakdown.A desert is advancing on Nigeria and its neighbors. Each year, the Sahel cuts deeper into the land, overtaking farmlands, rupturing biodiversity and breeding insecurity.

News Headlines
#122879
2019-11-06

Why restoring nature is so important to limiting climate change

A group of 27 countries met in Paris this month to raise $9.8 billion for the Green Climate Fund, a United Nations program that routes money from wealthier countries to poorer ones to combat climate change.

CBD
Meeting
#5933
News Headlines
#122799
2019-10-30

From Indigenous apps to arts festivals, the many ways Africa is restoring itself

Ecosystem restoration, as defined by U.N. Environment, is “a process of reversing the degradation of ecosystems, such as landscapes, lakes and oceans to regain their ecological functionality.”

News Headlines
#122767
2019-10-28

Across China: Dried-up lake in NW China's Dunhuang recovers

Water has reappeared in a lake that had been dried up for about 300 years in the city of Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, thanks to a local water conservancy project in recent years.

News Headlines
#122704
2019-10-21

Shades of REDD+: Bridging the National vs Project Divide

We must tackle tropical deforestation if we’re to meet international climate and biodiversity goals, and to do so we must confront humankind’s hunger for the food, fuel and fiber that drives deforestation.

News Headlines
#122586
2019-10-09

The next frontier of ecosystem restoration: the deep sea

The deep seas are truly Earth’s last frontier, faraway worlds of alien beauty of which only an infinitesimal fraction have been explored—and it’s time to start thinking about how to restore them.

News Headlines
#122542
2019-10-07

Scientists reveal mystery of species coexistence in subtropical forests

Chinese scientists have discovered the mechanism regulating the coexistence of species in subtropical forests, providing a reference for ecosystem restoration in these areas.

News Headlines
#122502
2019-10-03

Consultation key to overcoming the enormous challenges of restoring degraded land

The world faces huge and unprecedented biodiversity and climate change challenges. One way we can help address these challenges is through the restoration of degraded land.

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