Convention on Biological Diversity

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This timely project will bring together perceptions from Experts in the field involved in conservation in protected and conserved areas...This project seeks to contribute to discussions towards transformative change in spatial conservation and is...
The Master’s Course is aimed at all those who are currently involved –or intend to become involved– in policy-making, the implementation of international environmental agreements, and the scientific and technical work required for enforcement. ...
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 Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is pleased to announce that the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, commorated on 22 May, is: "Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health". Click on the...
Nations have just one more year to reach the global marine conservation goal to protect 10 percent of the world’s oceans by 2020. Although 7 percent is already legally protected, many new declarations are massive, offshore areas...
In 2010, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020, and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, to catalyze national and international conservation efforts and reverse negative...
Ministry of Agriculture’s director for crop research William Wigmore launched the State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture Report at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters recently. Click on the link below to read...
There’s a big caveat to go along with this news, though. These protected spaces are not distributed evenly across the globe, still falling well below 17 percent in over half of the world's countries, a study from the European Commission Joint...
The ‘protected and conserved areas’ paradigm offers the global community an important means through which to respect human rights and appropriately recognize and support millions of square kilometers of lands and waters that are important for...
The spotlight was on the Pacific islands at the Protected Areas day during the 14th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP14) in Sharm El Sheikh.Click on the link below to read the full article.