Global Conservation News Nov. 19

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CBD News: Opening statement by Ms. Cristiana Pasca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, at the 2018 United Nations Biodiversity Conference, 17 November 2018, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

CBD News: The 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference[1] opened yesterday in the seaside town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt with an opening ceremony that included an address from President of Egypt, H.E. Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi, who emphasized the crucial importance of the meeting for Egypt, and for global efforts for sustainable development.

Egypt environment minister announces intent to adopt Sharm El-Sheikh resolutions on biodiversity

… day of high level meetings held on the sidelines of the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Indigenous peoples defend Earth’s biodiversity—but they’re in danger

The Fourteenth Conference of the Parties (COP14) to the Convention on Biodiversity, held between 17-29 November in Egypt, gives leaders a chance …

Climate change/biodiversity loss: Inseparable threats to humanity that must be addressed together

Dr. Larigauderie made the remarks at the start of the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP …

Habitat loss threatens all our futures, world leaders warned

Amid the worst loss of life on Earth since the demise of the dinosaurs, the agenda at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in the Egyptian …

Perspective: Twenty new MPAs for South Africa!

Further information about the network will be provided at the upcoming Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties in Egypt this …

Action needed to reverse Canada’s wildlife decline, conservationists say

That includes a commitment to double the amount of nature protected across Canada and a $1.35 billion investment in conservation in its 2018 budget …

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