CBD Daily News Headlines
- 2016 on pace to be hottest year ever as climate change trends reach 'new climax'- UN
- New research gleans climate change insight from lizard genome
- Sponge City: Berlin plans for a hotter climate
- Russian wildfires put key climate change resource at risk
- Global warming may affect Bhutan's biodiversity, impact India
CBD News (What's new at the CBD)
- One hundred and one Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have submitted new national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs), setting out their national contributions to the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, a set of 20 global targets to be achieved by 2020.
- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have launched a technical guidance document which aims to promote mainstreaming of biodiversity and ecosystem services into agriculture through national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs), and thereby contribute towards achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
- Uganda, a country renowned for its rich biodiversity, is taking strides to integrate gender considerations into its national policies, plans and programmes to implement its obligations under the Convention and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.
- The oceans have long captured the hearts and minds of people around the world. The mysteries of its depths, the wonder of its creatures and the power of its waves have fed our curiosity and imagination since ancient times.
- Statement by Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the opening of the Regional Workshop for the Pacific on the Clearing-House Mechanism, Nadi, Fiji, 13-17 June 2016
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