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Women Ignored by United Nations Biodiversity Summit, Denounce Activists

3 Dec, 2016

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2 Dec: Ministers at the COP13 of the CBD in Cancun Mexico, are failing to recognize the key role of women in biodiversity conservation in the proposed Cancun declaration [1], despite the conference focus on 
mainstreaming the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for well-being [2].

The Global Forest Coalition and Women’s groups attending the Convention on Biodiversity, which starts with a High-Level segment today, will award those governments that are clearly championing gender equality in order to remedy this error. …

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

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The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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