Progress in tackling the biodiversity crisis hangs on achieving agreement between the world’s nations on the access to genetic resources, and sharing of benefits arising from their use, according to BirdLife International.
This year’s theme is “Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation”. See how BirdLife’s work around the world contributes to improvements in livelihoods and wellbeing while protecting biodiversity.
A coalition of 14 conservation organizations including BirdLife has called on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to amend its mission in light of the failure of the 2010 biodiversity targets and to set firm new measures to be implemented by 2020.
The flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has been launched at UNEP Nairobi during the the opening ceremony of the 14th Subsidiary body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 14) meeting.