Indigenous community research contributes to policy development and enhanced ecosystem governance

News A new report outlines the events and outcomes of a walking workshop in Hin Lad Nai, northern Thailand. There, the Karen community hosted representatives from the Philippines, Kenya, Ethiopia and Panama and discussed methods and outcomes of their community research...  Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »