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The agricultural matrix has increasingly been recognized for its potential to supplement Protected Areas (PAs) in biodiversity conservation. This potential is highly contextual, depending on composition and spatial configuration of matrix elements...
 New study has found that mixed agriculture-forest landscapes near protected areas can also be used to promote conservation of bird biodiversity. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Indigenous Protected Areas put land and sea country management into the hands of Traditional Owners, providing environmental, employment and social benefits. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
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.
UNDP, UN Environment, and the CBD Secretariat launch a free, open-source platform to provide policy makers with access to world-class data for national action. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Protected Areas are important because of the following reasons: “They safeguard many of the world’s outstanding areas of biodiversity, natural beauty and cultural significance. Click on the link below to read the full article.   
We are very happy to announce the opening of Darwin Initiative Funding Round 25. Projects are being sought that support the commitments set out in the UK Government"s 25 Year Environment Plan. Click on the link below for further details.
The BIP secretariat have produced an updated version of a poster with the current suite of indicators that are brought together under the BIP. The indicators have been mapped to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals to...
Ahead of the November 4 New Caledonian referendum for independence from French rule, France has made a strong commitment to the Indo-Pacific region with financial, political, and on-the-ground support and said a planned development bank would focus...