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The joint initiative, worth €21 million, was launched during yesterday's One Planet Summit in New York...the EU, France, Australia and New Zealand have joined forces to make it a reality. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The first session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the UNCLOS on BBNJ discussed marine genetic resources; environmental impact assessments; area-based management tools, including marine...
An essential component of the Blue Solutions Initiative is to collate, document and share successful approaches, or “solutions”, addressing marine and coastal challenges. Click on the link below to access the full publication.
People that are involved in managing natural environments face the challenge of achieving conservation goals with limited funds, and also of balancing needs for nature conservation with competing demands from society. Click on the link below to...
From the Galápagos Islands to New Zealand, organisations are fighting to save at-risk wildlife from predators. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
As human activities increasingly threaten biodiversity, areas devoid of intense human impacts are vital refugia. Click on the link below to access the full article.
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...