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Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted 20 targets, known as the Aichi Targets, to benchmark progress towards protecting biodiversity. These targets include Target 11 relating to Marine Protected Area coverage and the World...
In an era of massive biodiversity loss, the greatest conservation success story has been the growth of protected land globally. Protected areas are the primary defense against biodiversity loss, but extensive human activity within their boundaries...
Not all MPAs are created equal, in terms of biodiversity conservation. Many MPAs allow extractive uses like fishing or oil prospecting, while other "no-take" MPAs prohibit such uses.Click on the link below to read more.
When the International Astronomical Union changed its definition of what constitutes a planet in our solar system in 2006, demoting hapless Pluto to a dwarf planet, the decision sparked fierce scientific debate and an outcry from the public...Now,...
On February 6-9, 2018, the CBD Secretariat organised in Montreal (Canada) a technical expert workshop on "other effective area-based conservation measures" (OECMs) for achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11. Click on the link below to read the full...
Connectivity of protected areas (PAs) is crucial for meeting their conservation goals. We provide the first global evaluation of countries' progress towards Aichi Target 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity that is to have at least 17% of...
The concept of effectiveness comes up often in the MPA field...The most basic gauge of MPA effectiveness is pretty simple: Is a site achieving its stated goals or not" Click on the link below to read the full article.
Here is an update from the CBD Secretariat (Mr. Sarat Babu Gidda) encouraging countries to deliver the commitments and request partners to work in concerted, coherent and collective manner to help countries in delivering their commitments would help...
Aichi Target 11 (AT11), adopted by 193 Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 2010, states that protected areas (PAs) must be equitably managed by 2020. However, significant challenges remain in terms of actual implementation of...
The 'Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World' dataset has been updated to 846 ecoregions and used for an analysis of current and potential future protection. In addition, an interactive global map of the Ecoregions 2017 with protection status by...