Tue, 08/01/2013 - 09:58
A new project will train African conservationists to conduct ecosystem services assessments and use the results to promote better policy decisions and build institutional capacity
Thu, 11/10/2012 - 10:10
A new report entitled 'Conserving biodiversity and delivering ecosystem services at Important Bird Areas in Nepal' has been launched at the CBD COP in Hyderabad, India.
Tue, 19/06/2012 - 14:36
The source of our food, medicines and clean water, as well the livelihoods of millions of people may be at risk with the rapid decline of the world’s animal and plant species according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:13
Coping with the growing water needs of cities is one of the most pressing challenges of this century. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities and it’s estimated that within two decades this will increase to nearly 60% of the population, or five billion people.
Thu, 18/11/2010 - 13:02
The Nepalese Government has pledged that the country will lead the way in developing global standards to value ecosystem services; the resources and processes supplied by natural ecosystems that benefit humankind such as clean drinking water and crop pollination.
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 19:29
The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.