Global Conservation News May 19

Source: 80 per cent of Canada’s climate safe havens lack protection. Here’s a roadmap to fix that

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Protecting 30% of the ocean is easier said than done

New marine biodiversity target a distant prospect, following failure of 2010 biodiversity targets and lack of high seas governance…

80 per cent of Canada’s climate safe havens lack protection. Here’s a roadmap to fix that

Mapping key areas for conservation can help us make informed decisions to best protect plants and animals from the effects of climate change…

Reimagining the Post-Pandemic “Normal”: Learning from Indigenous Peoples about Reconciling Culture and Nature

The devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world have brought into sharp focus the role of unsustainable global financial and economic systems in the emergence and proliferation of zoonotic diseases…

EU plan for 3bn trees in 10 years to tackle biodiversity crisis

The European commission will launch a sweeping effort to tackle the global biodiversity crisis on Wednesday, including a call for 3bn trees to be planted in the EU by 2030 and a plan to better protect the continent’s last primeval forests…

We need sound metrics to reverse biodiversity loss at a global scale

In order to face the alarming decline of biodiversity, we, corporates and financial institutions involved in the Business for Positive Biodiversity Club (B4B+ Club), call for the implementation of biodiversity-related quantitative metrics, biodiversity footprint assessment tools, and measurable science-based targets at all levels…

Recent notifications from the Convention on Biological Diversity


  • Invitation to the Online Discussion Forum on the Preparation of the Long-Term Strategic Framework for Capacity Development to Support Implementation of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

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