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On the second day of the 22nd Meeting of the CBD SBSTTA... the ASEAN Member States (AMS), through Myanmar, joined other Parties in recognising the importance of other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) in sustaining protected...
National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) were always seen as a key instrument for national implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and other biodiversity-related multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). This...
 The present report provides a more comprehensive assessment of 115 NBSAPs submitted by September 2016. Click on the link to access the full report.
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...
UNEP-WCMC and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity have launched the 2020 Biodiversity Strategic Planning Timeline tool " an interactive timeline of initiatives and milestones leading up to the development of a post-2020...
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) recently informed that the 25th anniversary logo of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), also serving as the logo of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2018, is now...
The Wildife Conservation Society (WCS) has just finished a report on the "Contribution of Marine Conservation Agreements to Biodiversity Protection, Fisheries Management and Sustainable Financing in Fiji."The report documents the degree and scale to...
Reversing biodiversity loss by 2020 is the objective of the 193 countries that are party to the global Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In this context, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets 2020 were agreed upon by the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in...
The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity honors Individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. It aims to encourage positive action for biodiversity and inspire others by showcasing the notable...
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...