Biodiversity

Landscapes with small fields are home to a considerable diversity of species. It is important to promote biodiversity-friendly landscapes– beyond organic farming, researchers say.

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Biodiversity

With global warming showing no sign of abating, population figures set to soar to ten billion by 2050 and biodiversity loss progressing, the need for transforming human-environmental systems is becoming only all too…

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Biodiversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is the most important multilateral set of agreements on the conservation of the Earth’s biodiversity. It entered into force on the 29th December 1993. Together with the United…

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Biodiversity

The World Economic Forum has established that over half of the world’s GDP is highly dependent on nature and its services. But what do we really know about the link between ecosystem services and biodiversity, economic…

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Biodiversity

While having failed to solve problems such as hunger or malnutrition, industrial agriculture appears to be causing additional ones both in environmental and health terms. Our author calls for a transformation of the food…

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Biodiversity

“By 2030 protect and conserve through well connected and effective systems of protected areas and other effective conservation measures at least 30 per cent of the planet with the focus on areas particularly important…

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Biodiversity

“By 2030 protect and conserve through well connected and effective systems of protected areas and other effective conservation measures at least 30 per cent of the planet with the focus on areas particularly important…

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Biodiversity

Biosphere Reserves are increasingly being recognised as special sites for people and nature. They bring together stakeholders and provide opportunities to dialogue, share ideas and expertise, and join…

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Biodiversity

The neutral ones …

  • 80 per cent of all species world-wide live on just 20 per cent of the Earth’s surface.
  • Forests are home to more than 80 per cent of biodiversity.
  • More than two billion people rely on wood fuel to…

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Biodiversity

Like agriculture and climate change, agriculture and biodiversity, and hence food security, are interconnected in both a negative and a positive sense. In this article, our author describes what we know about the links,…

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