CBD Daily News Headlines
- Bees are more productive in the city than in surrounding regions
- Caribbean region must boost efforts to prepare for increased drought - UN report
- Cities forge world's largest alliance to curb climate change
- Rare moth faces extinction at its last site in England
- Forest Fires Can Heat Up the Whole Planet
CBD News (What's new at the CBD)
- This year's World Day to Combat Desertification shows the importance of being inclusive as we cooperate to restore and rehabilitate degraded land. It also points to the convergence of international action and landmark agreements recently adopted which recognize the links between the different global challenges of our times.
- Statement of Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Capacity-Building Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe on Achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets 11 and 12, Minsk, Belarus, 14 June 2016
- 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
- Montreal, 13 June 2016 - China, Finland and Zambia are the latest countries to ratify the ground-breaking Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization, bringing the total number of ratifications to the treaty to 78.
- The booming illegal trade in wildlife products contributes to the continued erosion of Earth's precious biodiversity. The unsustainable rate of loss of animals robs us of our national heritage, and cultural ties, and can drive whole species to the edge of extinction.
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