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Biodiversity Negotiations Should Account for COVID-19 and Ensure Equity

19 Aug, 2020

Originally published by IISD 2020 was meant to be an important year – a “super year”– for addressing the global biodiversity crisis, culminating in the adoption of  an ambitious framework for broad action to transform “society’s relationship with biodiversity” and fulfill “the shared vision of living in harmony with nature” by 2050. The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15), set to adopt the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), was planned …

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Fire and Plantations in Portugal

13 Sep, 2018

By Oliver Munnion A case study on the risks of using tree plantations to remove carbon from the atmosphere. Devastating wildfires are increasingly a feature of summers across the globe,…

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