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1912, 2016

Governments make strong commitments to biodiversity at UN conference in Mexico

December 19th, 2016|Climate change, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News, Oceans|

Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.

712, 2016

Young voices from the UN Biodiversity Conference

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification|

712, 2016

Tourism can damage or help conserve biodiversity – you decide

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification, Year of Living Sustainably|

612, 2016

Countries urged to prioritize protection of pollinators to ensure food security at UN Biodiversity Conference

December 6th, 2016|Climate change, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, Hunger and food security, News|

512, 2016

UN report finds marine debris is harming more than 800 species, costing countries millions

December 5th, 2016|Economic growth, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News, Oceans|

Marine debris is negatively affecting more than 800 animal species and causing serious losses to many countries’ economies, according to a United Nations report launched today.

512, 2016

The relationship between women and forests is much closer than you think.

December 5th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment|

512, 2016

Indigenous peoples as stewards of biodiversity

December 5th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment, Video: Inequality|

512, 2016

At UN conference, countries adopt Cancun Declaration, ramping up efforts to protect world’s biodiversity

December 5th, 2016|Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News, Oceans, Partnerships|

More than 190 countries at a major United Nations Conference in Mexico have pledged to step up efforts to integrate biodiversity into the policies of their forests, fisheries, tourism and agriculture sectors.

412, 2016

Your guide to UN Biodiversity Conference speak

December 4th, 2016|Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News|

The UN Biodiversity Conference started today in Cancun, Mexico. Over the next two weeks, more than 190 countries will discuss how to halt the loss of species and natural resources in our planet which are essential for our well-being and to ensure that future generations can prosper.

312, 2016

UN honours activists from India, Mexico and Russia for work on biodiversity protection

December 3rd, 2016|Climate change, Economic growth, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, Gender equality and women's empowerment, Hunger and food security, News, Oceans, Poverty|

The United Nations today paid tribute to three activists who were awarded a top prize for biodiversity protection.