A landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) warns that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely.
The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat all rely on biodiversity.
Learning to understand our forests and providing children with a foundation to better understand their importance is a critical step to safeguarding natural resources for future generations.
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UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh sets out to discover [...]
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On 21 June, 2018, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), [...]
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The welfare and prosperity of people now and in the [...]
American environmentalist and CEO of Tompkins Conservation, Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, [...]
As they make their global journeys, migratory birds not only set birdwatchers’ binoculars agog, they also help the planet maintain its essential ecological balance.
New guidelines designed to give poor and isolated communities more of a say in how tropical forests are used and preserved around the world were published on Thursday, by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Unless the international community integrates wildlife conservation with sustainable development, it will not be able to protect the remaining animal species on Earth, the head of a United Nations-backed environmental treaty today said at the opening of a wildlife conference in the Philippines.
The head of the United Nations body tasked with addressing [...]