CBD Daily News Headlines
- On first-ever World Cities Day, UN spotlights need for sustainable urban planning
- IPCC report: six graphs that show how we're changing the world's climate
- The Grapes of Wrath: France's Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat
- Higher temperatures lead to 'substantially more violence'
- Leopards flourish in Bhadravati forests: Study
CBD News (What's new at the CBD)
- 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.
- The High Level Segment of the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted the Gangwon Declaration on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
- The Convention on Biological Diversity closed the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties today with Governments committing to step up actions to achieve, by the end of the decade, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed four years ago, and contribute to the sustainable development agenda.
- Governments have agreed to a series of actions that will further bolster the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, facilitate its effective implementation, and ensure that countries have the necessary resources to take the next steps to implement the treaty, which entered into force earlier this week.
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