There is growing recognition that sustained conservation impact requires effective leadership from local and national organisations in biodiversity-rich countries.
Management of soil carbon may offer potential for improving agricultural practice and productivity whilst providing co-benefits in terms of climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation.
National and local conservation organisations in biodiversity-rich developing countries require institutional capacity in conservation leadership and systemic organisation.
IPBES – the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - is the result of half a decade of intergovernmental discussion and negotiation.
Planned adaptation to climate change may be achieved in many different ways. One approach is ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation.
There is an urgent need to identify the key mechanisms underpinning climate change impacts on biodiversity in order to inform climate change adaptation.
Ecosystems provide numerous benefits, (ecosystem services), which are underpinned by biodiversity.
While the ecosystem services framework offers the potential for developing approaches that simultaneously provide ecological stability and livelihood security, especially in the most vulnerable reg
The target adopted by world leaders of significantly reducing the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010 was not met, but this stimulated the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to a
In 2010, through the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), governments committed to protecting adequately 17% of land and 10% of the sea by 2020 (Aichi Target 11) and to preventing extinction o