Can’t see the forest for the laws

News The European Union Timber Regulation fails to protect biodiversity and the human rights of local people. From a sustainability perspective, the expression “can’t see the forest for the tress” comes with a certain irony. While the expression captures the inability...  Read more »

Short-term Vacancy: Programme Officer to SwedBio

News Programme Officer to SwedBio at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Closing date for applying: 2019-05-28. Project description SwedBio works with international development cooperation focused on resilience-based biodiversity and ecosystem governance and management for poverty alleviation, sustainable development and the enjoyment of...  Read more »

Indigenous knowledge is key to saving the world’s nature

News Three years in the making, today marks the launch of the first global biodiversity assessment since 2005. The IPBES Global Assessment report outlines a global synthesis of the state of biodiversity, ecosystems and natures contributions to people. Prepared by 150...  Read more »

Reflections on the IPBES pollination assessment in dialogue across knowledge systems results in food for thought for policy makers

News The Dialogue across Indigenous, local and scientific knowledge systems reflecting on the IPBES Assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production report presents the main outcomes of a Dialogue across Indigenous, local and scientific knowledge systems that revisited and reflected on...  Read more »