CBD Daily News Headlines
- Kenya in new plan to benefit from wildlife resources used for research
- Polar bears facing 'worst-case trajectory' because of climate change
- Risk from extreme weather set to rise
- Geoengineering the planet: first experiments take shape
- Endangered species success: Idaho salmon regaining fitness advantage
CBD News (What's new at the CBD)
- Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 19 - 21 November, Rome, Italy
- The signature on 15 November 2014 of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations will ensure joint implementation of the Pacific region's Framework for Nature Conservation and Protected Areas in the Pacific Island Region 2014-2020, and the CBD Strategic Plan for Biological Diversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
- A new compendium providing the latest and best professional information needed for protected area practitioner capacity development was released this week in the margins of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress.
- As cities move forward on implementing the agenda under the Convention, they will show that they can lead the way in sustainably using biodiversity and the ecosystem services it underpins, as the basis for addressing water and food security, disaster risk reduction, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and other key issues.
- Recognizing that wildlife is an important renewable natural resource, with economic, cultural, nutritional and recreational value to humans, Parties at the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12), held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, have passed a landmark decision on the sustainable use of biodiversity with regards to bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management.
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