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Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Biodiversity Conservation at the Seventeenth session of UNPFII

News Throughout the history of humanity, biological and cultural diversity have been inextricably connected. Protecting the rights of people who depend on direct and long-standing relationships with their ancestral territories is a requirement of international human rights law. It is also...  Read more »
2018-04-11

Intercultural walking workshop in Tharaka, Kenya

News Local communities and elders from all over the world, practitioners, scientists from different disciplines and advocacy leaders met in March 2017 in Tharaka, Kenya, to share knowledge on biodiversity governance and to learn from one another during an interactive walking...  Read more »
2018-03-16

The value of safeguarding global biodiversity

News Countries that are parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed in 2010 to adopt 20 targets to tackle biodiversity loss and safeguard ecosystems, aiming to ensure that ecosystems are resilient and continue to provide essential services contributing to...  Read more »
2018-03-13

New funding opportunities for initiatives with a marine and coastal focus under SwedBio’s collaborative programme

News Rising high on the national agenda Sweden has increasingly recognized the challenges related to governance of the oceans. Life in the sea and the livelihoods depending on the vitality of the world’s oceans are concerns that appear high on the...  Read more »
2018-02-01