Photo: Albert Straub, Great Barrier Reef
Don’t wait for 2050 to start learning to live in harmony with nature now.
- What’s new? = ¿Qué hay de nuevo? = Quoi de neuf?
- Are there ways to participate in this conversation? = ¿Hay formas de participar en esta conversación? = Existe-t-il des moyens de participer à cette conversation?
- What are examples of biodiversity restoration? = ¿Cuáles son ejemplos de restauración de la biodiversidad? = Quels sont les exemples de restauration de la biodiversité?
Billionaires like Jeff Bezos are throwing money at biodiversity. Will it work?
The case against the concept of biodiversity – Clare Fieseler/Vox @ClareFieseler
UN plan would protect 30% of oceans and land to stem extinctions – New Scientist
Could debt be used to drive nature restoration? – @terrytownshend
September 22-23 Virtual Event
Cities have an enormous role to play in enhancing biodiversity, both within their boundaries and far beyond city limits—especially in the global south, where biodiversity is richest and urbanization fastest. On May 26 and 27, 2021, the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative hosted expert speakers from around the world for “Biodiversity & Cities,” a “People, Prosperity & the Planet” event.
Biodiversity 2050: The Convention on Biological Diversity and a world living in harmony with nature
The Convention on Biological Diversity’s ‘2050 Vision’ aims to achieve a world that is ‘living in harmony with nature.’ Yet biodiversity is threatened globally to an extent never before witnessed in human history. Today, we sit on the brink of the possible realization of a significant shift in the operation of the convention: the projected conclusion of the CBD’s post-2020 framework when parties meet in Kunming, China for the 15th Conference of the Parties. Can this process move the CBD from an instrument of aspiration to one of action? Dr Michelle Lim is Senior Lecturer, Macquarie Law School and was a fellow on the IPBES Global Assessment.
The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review – Full Report