Archive for 'Nagoya'
Defra's new biodiversity strategy for England builds on the Natural Environment White Paper to set out the strategic direction for policy and priorities for action over the next decade to enhance biodiversity on land and at sea.
The Global Legislators Organisation seeks to improve the valuation of natural capital in decision-making through a better understanding of economic valuation of natural capital, scientific assessment of trends and political leadership.
Professor Stephen Hopper outlines Kew's response to the agreement reached in Nagoya, Japan, in late October to protect the natural environment, a positive outcome for conserving the world's biodiversity.
Joss Blériot, of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, considers how the international biodiversity conference in Nagoya put into practice the valuation of nature's services, a key component of a working circular economy.
At Nagoya, environment ministers and representatives of almost 200 nations agreed a new strategy “to meet the unprecedented challenges of the continued loss of biodiversity compounded by climate change”.
The FCRN highlights a report which concludes that biodiversity strategies to expand protected areas will not alone be sufficient to halt biodiversity loss, and that structural changes in production and consumption are needed.
The 10th Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity runs from 18 to 29 October 2010, in Nagoya, Japan, a "real opportunity to boost the prospects for biodiversity and the health of natural systems".
The recent report for business from The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) encourages business to incorporate the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services in all decision-making.
The UN has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity, coinciding with the 2010 Biodiversity Target. Events are planned around the world to raise awareness of biodiversity, while the Convention on Biodiversity's COP10 meeting takes place in Nagoya in October.
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity with '10 messages for 2010', each examining a theme of biodiversity. The first message focuses on the interaction between climate change and biodiversity.