News

Strong SwedBio presence at the UN Biodiversity Conference

News The main theme for the meeting was mainstreaming biodiversity for well-being, and agreements were reached on actions to consider biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. Maria Schultz, director of...  Read more »
2017-01-31

New Report: The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems

News Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To accomplish the 2030 Agenda, there is however a need for improved mainstreaming of enhanced conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems in development decisions,...  Read more »
2016-11-24

Rich biodiversity, healthy ecosystems and healthy people

News The 2030 Agenda recognises that maintaining and sustainably managing biodiversity and healthy ecosystems are necessary components for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are also crucial linkages between rich biodiversity and people’s health that contribute to decreasing poverty rates,...  Read more »
2016-11-23

Thrive nominated for an award

News More than 100 entries competed in six different categories in the Swedish Learning Awards 2016. The SwedBio-funded mobile app called Thrive – which is a step-by-step guide on how to implement 60 nature-based solutions for the protection and sustainable use...  Read more »
2016-11-22