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2018

2018-07-09A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) geared towards enhancing cooperation between the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was signed today on the margins of the second meeting of CBD’s Subsidiary Body on Implementation, being held in Montreal, Canada.
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2018-07-09Statement by Dr. Cristiana Pașca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of the second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation, 9-13 July 2018, Montreal, Canada
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2018-07-09A global platform for sharing information about the world’s biodiversity has passed a major milestone, with the publication of the one-billionth species record of where a species lives through the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).
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2018-07-06Online platform allows policymakers and other partners to access global data layers, upload and manipulate their own datasets, and query multiple datasets to provide key information on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and nature-based Sustainable Development Goals.
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2018-07-02Statement by the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Ms. Cristiana Paşca Palmer, at the twenty-second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, 2-7 July 2018, Montreal, Canada
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2018-07-02Over the next two weeks, the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) bodies on science and implementation will meet to provide further guidance on accelerated efforts to achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the end of the year 2020, and to lay the groundwork for negotiations to achieve an ambitious and effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
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2018-06-27To facilitate biodiversity-inclusive investments for systems change, the following supportive functions and policy changes should be carried out through an integrated approach
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2018-06-22The ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSA) booklet series provide snapshot summaries of the pages upon pages of data compiled by participating experts, to provide an inspiring overview of some of the most ecologically or biologically significant ocean areas in the world. In this edition looking at the North Pacific, discover a region of contrasts, spanning the tips of the tropical waters of the Pacific islands and the warm shores of Mexico, to the windswept cliffs of the Aleutian Islands and the depths of the almost otherworldly deep seabed. It is a dynamic and turbulent region, with churning deep-sea hydrothermal vents, migratory species crossing the vast Pacific, and powerful ocean gyres and currents.
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2018-06-20New surveys of more than 5,000 consumers in five countries indicate that the majority (79 per cent) feel that “companies have a moral obligation” to have a positive impact on people and biodiversity in their sourcing of natural ingredients, but only 37 per cent feel “confident that companies pay serious attention” to these issues.
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2018-06-17Message of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer, on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June 2018
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2018-06-14Statement by Cristiana Paşca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of the CARICOM Workshop for the Development of a Regional Biodiversity Strategy for the Caribbean Community, Georgetown, Guyana, 14 June 2018
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2018-06-06No matter where we live, every other breath we take comes from the Ocean’s breath – from the oxygen produced by its phytoplankton and its rich marine plant life.
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2018-06-04Every year, we use some 500 billion plastic bags. Every year, as much as 13 million tons of plastic finds its way into the ocean. Every year, 17 million barrels of oil are used to produce plastic.
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2018-05-29New Caledonia (French overseas territories) dispatched Strategy for Invasive Alien Species.
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2018-05-29Workshops on the ‘Use of DNA barcoding, from theory to practice’ to be organized by Euphresco is announced
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2018-05-29Workshops on the ‘Use of DNA barcoding, from theory to practice’ to be organized by Euphresco is announced
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2018-05-28IPBES calls for outstanding early-career experts to participate as authors in an IPBES assessment through the IPBES fellowship programme
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2018-05-23Opening with a traditional greeting from Charles Patton, a respected elder in the Mohawk Community of Kahnawa:ke, the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was celebrated yesterday in Montreal at an event gathering together senior officials from the Government of Canada, the province of Quebec, the City of Montreal, representatives of the diplomatic corps and dignitaries from around the world.
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2018-05-2125 years ago, in December 1993, the Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force. It was the realisation of a project for sustainable development that had taken the world decades to achieve.
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2018-05-21The rich variety of life on Earth is essential for the welfare and prosperity of people today and for generations to come.
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2018-05-11Rachel Carson, the late American biologist and conservationist, suggested “there is symbolic as well as actual beauty in the migration of the birds... something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.”
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2018-05-07Statement of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer, on the occasion of the Ministerial Roundtable on Forest-based Solutions for Accelerating Achievement of the SDGs, at the thirteenth session of the United Nations Forum On Forests, New York, 7 May 2018.
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2018-05-03The May 2018 edition of the Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity newsletter is now available.
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2018-04-20Plastic is everywhere, a part of our daily lives. However, the convenience of plastics now threatens the very survival of our planet.
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2018-04-16Statement of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Cristiana Paşca Palmer, on the occasion of the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, United Nations Headquarters, 16 to 27 April 2018
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