Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

The world’s natural capital is worth US$125 trillion per year. This number exceeds the global GDP. The food we eat, the clean air we breathe, our water, medicine, and places for recreation all depend on nature. Humanity depends on nature. Yet, we have historically ignored its value. Nature’s service...Read more
By Midori Paxton The planet is in crisis. 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 ev...Read more
Biodiversity finance is a key issue at the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference in Sharm, El Sheikh, Egypt from 14-29 November. Governments and organisations will work to step up efforts to halt the biodiversity loss and protect the ecosystems that support food and water security and health for billi...Read more