The Land for Life Award is designed to reward impactful holistic approaches and practices that address the ecological and the social aspects of sustainable land management as a means of achieving land degradation neutrality.
Land degradation and the loss of biological diversity are two of the most pressing environmental threats facing humanity. Both are eroding the planetary life support systems on which the prosperity and well-being of current and future generations depend.
Climate change issues reach far beyond atmospheric and oceanic sciences, affecting every aspect of life on this planet. The issues are increasingly pivotal in determining future environmental and economic well?being. Variations of climate have profound effects on natural and managed systems; the economies of nations and the well-being of people everywhere” ? (UNFCCC Conference Statement?2nd world climate conference, 1990).
Guidance for promoting synergy, among activities addressing biological diversity, desertification, land degradation and climate change
As noted in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, climate change is one of the most important drivers of biodiversity loss" and is projected to further adversely affect the role of
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The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and to be an effective change-maker for sustainable development.
The caretaker president of the Marshall Islands says it's unconscionable that the United States kept secret key information about its nuclear tests for decades.
This publication presents condensed "Lessons Learned" from five years implementation of a project across four countries in the South Pacific Island Region (Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue) aimed at strengthening biodiversity conservation and reduction of forest and land degradation.Click on the lin