News Aichi targets

The on-going conversion of tropical habitats to cropland could jeopardise global efforts to halt the loss of biodiversity

Tue, 05/03/2013 - 13:59

A new report reveals the alarming rate at which tropical habitats are being cleared to make way for crops. The scale of habitat conversion predicted in the biodiversity-rich tropics could seriously undermine society’s capacity to meet internationally-agreed conservation targets.

Filling the information gap: how bird data can help set, meet and track national biodiversity targets

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 22:29

Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

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The cost of conservation: US$80 billion a year needed to save nature

Thu, 11/10/2012 - 19:00

A new study provides hard figures estimating the investments needed to reduce the extinction risk for all known threatened species at US$4 billion annually, with a further US$76 billion needed each year to protect and effectively manage terrestrial sites of global conservation significance.

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