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By Bruno N Mweemba, BIOFIN Zambia Team Leader BIOFIN Zambia and high-level partners have published guidelines and listing rules for green bonds to attract investments in projects that will help protect and even restore biodiversity. Zambia is a country that has faced huge biodiversity loss in recent...Read more
Kazakhstan’s new EcoCode endorsed to protect & restore nature
Kazakhstan’s new EcoCode endorsed to protect & restore nature
BIOFIN Kazakhstan’s work on the creation of legislative frameworks for the implementation of six new innovative finance solutions, with the aim of protecting and restoring the country’s nature, is already gaining support at the highest levels in the country. These recommendations have been folded in...Read more
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Martin San Diego/Smile Magazine
The public came together in the Philippines and across the world to support the crowdfunding campaign 'Together for Tamaraws', raising money to save tamaraws from extinction and help protect the livlihoods of park rangers who protect them. With the original aim of raising $23,000, $32,000 was raised...Read more

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Time to take a stand for nature

The World Wildlife Fund has just released its 2018 Living Planet Report. Humans have wiped out 60 percent of animals between 1970 and 2014. The figures contained in the report are just a few symptoms of the dire state the planet is in.

The 2030 Agenda is evidence that the world has clearly acknowledged the linkage between what nature provides and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goal 14 - Life BelowWater, and Goal 15 - Life on Land are at the foundation of all the SDGs, and nature conservation is a key ingredient for achieving every single one – particularly if we are to support 10 billion people on the planet. Nature underpins human existence.

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