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Biodiversity

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

EU-funded Study Underlines Importance of Congo Basin for Global Climate and Biodiversity

With its 1.7 billion square kilometres, an area equivalent to 5 times the size of Germany, the Congo Basin forest is the world’s second largest tropical forest. The ‘State of the Congo Basin Forests 2010’ report launched in Douala, Cameroon, at the Annual meeting of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP), provides a comprehensive and

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Finance For Biodiversity is a “New Face for Capitalism”

“Conserving the planet’s species and habitats is central to sustainable developmentyet the global decline in biodiversity is accelerating,” says UN Secretary General, Ban-Ki Moon. “The United Nations decade on biodiversity is an opportunity to reverse this trend, under the theme living in harmony with nature.” From 6-9 March 2012, the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Governments of

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