Several intergovernmental policy instruments, including the World Heritage Convention of UNESCO and the Convention on Biological Diversity, have proposed to develop integrated strategies to build bridges between biological and cultural diversity agendas. We contend that to succeed in this endeavor, it is crucial to link biocultural revitalization to conservation practice.

FAO has developed new guidelines aimed at helping countries develop strong National Forest Monitoring Systems, which are key to measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To fulfil their pledges under the Paris Climate Agreement and Agenda 2030 countries are expected to collect more detailed forestry data.

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)- The Malawi Government, through the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Resources has set aside 4.5 million hectares to meet the Bonn Challenge and AFR100 targets in a bid t

This exercise, which environmentalists are calling a wonderful opportunity to help save degrading ecosystems and protect lesser-known biodiversity hotspots

Do you want to highlight how biodiversity contributes to economic and social development, and ensure its potential is realised? Do you want to ensure biodiversity opportunities and risks are no longer ignored by development policy, plans and budgets? Or perhaps you want to mainstream development concerns into biodiversity policy and planning?

This framework document has been prepared by the team at ICIMOD working on various aspects of ecosystem management in collaboration with the United Nations Environment – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP–WCMC), with technical inputs from eminent ecologists, gender and governance specialists, sociologists and economists from the region.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – When Ethiopia’s first botanic garden was established six years ago, few Ethiopians knew of country’s flora heritage.

As I enter the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park in Jodhpur through a 17th century sandstone archway, I am transported into a magical place in the desert.

While addressing a press conference, Vardhan said, “India is the most honest in terms of commitment for respected issues related to the environment, fight against pollution, preservation of biodive

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today emphasised that there was a need to halt the loss of biodiversity and said the stress imposed by tourism activities may aggravate its depletion.

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