Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are sites that contribute significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity.

The Judgment of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/06/2022.

Understanding the place of humans – including investor communities – in nature is largely informed by the dissociated relationship between the market price and the value of ecosystem goods and services in economic and financial systems.

A bill which seeks to conserve and protect wildlife through better management of protected areas and rationalise schedules which list out species under the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, was introduced in Lok Sabha on December 17, 2021.

Protected areas (PAs) and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) are a cornerstone of biodiversity conservation that provide co-benefits for achievement of the SDGs, in support of a nature-positive future.

Written submission by Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake and Bird Conservation Trust in appeal no. 14 of 2020.

The matter related to environmental clearance granted to gas based combined cycle power plant. The project site is located in the vicinity of Puttenahalli lake, Bengaluru north taluk, Yelahanka Hobli and the lake is part of Yelamallappa Chetty series of lakes in Bengaluru. The Puttenahalli lake is declared as a 'Bird Conservation Reserve' under section 36-A of the Wildlife Act 1972 by the government of Karnataka, April 29, 2015.

Alongside their contribution to biodiversity conservation, protected and conserved areas are increasingly recognised as important sources of a wide range of benefits, or ecosystem services, that humans gain from intact, natural ecosystems.

A recently published report, “State of protected areas in Central Africa: 2020,” explains the current condition of protected areas in Central Africa and provides recommendations for their improvement.

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has grouped all its member states into 12 sub-regional implementation support networks to facilitate the coordination, communication, and implementation of the agreed national priority actions and other commitments for achieving Aichi Target 11.

The MPA Outlook, from the Nairobi Convention and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, documents progress made by countries in the region towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 14.5 and provides lessons and opportunities to increase momentum for achieving post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework targets.

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