SwedBio at the 11th meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity

News SwedBio is co-hosting a side event titled ‘Human rights for thriving indigenous peoples, local communities and healthy ecosystems in the post-2020 global biodiversity agenda‘ with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Forest Peoples Programme, IDLO, Natural Justice, and the Secretariat of...  Read more »

Taking the temperature of an inclusive blue economy

News The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted the Towards an Inclusive Blue Economy conference, London from 25-25 February 2019. The conference was a strategic international meeting as part of the IIED’s wider project work on moving towards an...  Read more »

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 »

Indigenous knowledge is key to saving the world’s nature

News The IPBES Global Assessment report outlines a global synthesis of the state of biodiversity, ecosystems and natures contributions to people. Prepared by 150 leading experts in 50 countries, including several researchers from the Stockholm Resilience Centre. SwedBio have contributed through...  Read more »