CBD Daily News Headlines
- More than half of EU officially bans genetically modified crops
- India unveils climate-change pledge ahead of global talks
- At UN, Canada urges focus on financing for climate change mitigation, adaptation
- UN battle looms over finance as nations submit climate plans
- Climate change is a global problem. Climate action is a local solution
CBD News (What's new at the CBD)
- Montreal, 28 September 2015 - Two new ratifications this month to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization brings the total number of ratifications to the ground-breaking treaty under the Convention on Biological Diversity to 66.
- Statement by Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the opening of the Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) National Capacity-Development Workshop for Samoa, Apia, Samoa, 28 - 30 September 2015
- Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Technical Workshop on Ecosystem-Based Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 September to 2 October 2015
- Biodiversity and sustainable development are inextricably linked. Biodiversity, at the level of ecosystems, species and genes, forms the foundation of the Earth's life support systems and provides the services that underpin human lives and prosperity. Our social and economic well-being depends on biodiversity, as does our future.
- With continued growth and deepening diversification, tourism has become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. And because tourism is closely linked to development, it has become a key driver for socio-economic progress.
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