Convention on Biological Diversity closed the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties today
The report characterizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts.
An international team of thirty experts, led by UK scientists, has concluded that ocean acidification is already underway, and it is now near-inevitable that it will worsen, causing widespread impacts, mostly deleterious, on marine organisms and ecosystems, and on the goods and services they provide.
Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol Represents a Milestone on the Global Sustainable Development Agenda
Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs) are natural or modified ecosystems containing significant biodiversity and cultural values, voluntarily conserved by Indigenous peoples and local communities through customary laws or other effective means.
The Carbon Offsetting Fund calculates the carbon cost created by participants' travel and stay in Pyeongchang, Korea - the host of this year's biodiversity meeting
"Pyeongchang Road Map" expected to include further steps to protect biodiversity in support of sustainable development
Report Tracks Progress and Draws Attention To Implications on Broader Sustainable Development this Century
The International Primatological Society (IPS)Congress is held every two years and draws many of the leading figures in primate research, conservation and education
New Training Course Enables Knowledge Sharing on Green Jobs Creation
The illegal trade in wildlife is the world's fourth largest illicit trade, topped only by the trade in narcotics, counterfeiting and human trafficking.
Parties to the Cartagena Protocol also agreed to continue to identify living modified organisms intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing that are subject to transboundary movement