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Biodiversity is essential for human health and well-being, economic prosperity, food safety and security, and other critical areas necessary for the individual and collective thriving of all humans and all human societies. Recognized by a growing coalition of political leaders, civil society, the business community, indigenous peoples and local communities, youth and other key stakeholders, we can all safeguard life on earth with dramatically increased and coordinated action. Let us all look back in 2050 noting that we saved life for future generations, plants and animals. Join the Action Agenda and become a champion of action.
Solutions to our global water challenges can be found in nature
Solutions to our global water challenges can be found in nature
Solutions to our global water challenges can be found in nature
Water-related disasters accounted for an estimated 90% of the most disastrous events since 1990, affecting 4.2 billion people and ...
Climate change is a major and growing driver of biodiversity loss
Climate change is a major and growing driver of biodiversity loss
Climate change is a major and growing driver of biodiversity loss
The efforts to protect and restore habitats not only benefit biodiversity but also offer cost-effective and proven measures to ...
Biodiversity provides cost-effective natural infrastructure
Biodiversity provides cost-effective natural infrastructure
Biodiversity provides cost-effective natural infrastructure
Green infrastructure can offer multiple benefits and is often more effective than built infrastructure in terms of cost, longevity ...
Forests are likely to be greatly affected by climate change
Forests are likely to be greatly affected by climate change
Forests are likely to be greatly affected by climate change
In the last 8000 years about 45% of the Earth's original forest cover has disappeared, most of it during the past century.
Traditional techniques provide useful models for biodiversity policies
Traditional techniques provide useful models for biodiversity policies
Traditional techniques provide useful models for biodiversity policies
Indigenous peoples and local communities have managed variability, uncertainty and change through multigenerational histories of ...
The ecosystem-based approach has been recognized as an important strategy for disaster risk reduction.
The ecosystem-based approach has been recognized as an important ...
The ecosystem-based approach has been recognized as an important ...
Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) should be integrated into broader adaptation and development strategies to maintain and increase ...
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1 million species face the threat of extinction, more than at any other point in human history. Land use changes, climate change, pollution and invasive species are some of the drivers of biodiversity