We must be proactive in changing course if we are to avoid a further devastating loss of biodiversity, say Peter Bakker and Simon Upton...
November 8, 2012 - The Guardian Environment
The results of the recent Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) in Hyderabad, India, suggest that international efforts to halt the loss of biodiversity and ecosystems are bogged down in a tussle over resourcing.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/biodiversity-peter-bakker-simon-upton
November 8, 2012
Signs of Progress at U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity
At recent U.N. conferences, side events carried out by civil society organizations have come to be at least as important as the governmen- level activities themselves, particularly with regard to raising awareness and political or private sector...the need for transitioning to a “green economy” to deliver these goals grows more palpable and urgent every year.
Conservation International: Pavan Sukhdev - October 22, 2012
Nations Commit to Double Biodiversity Funding — But Is It Enough?
In Bhutan, biodiversity is everywhere around you, abundant and healthy. People love it and respect it. This is the kind of world that all those Aichi Targets seek to achieve, and it lives here for all to see. We often hear of rights-based approaches to biodiversity conservation, but in Bhutan, this is not just dreamy talk — it is visible reality.
Aichi Biodiversity Targets for 2012 - Convention on Biological Diversity: http://www.cbd.int/sp/targets/