Busuanga Island, in the western province of Palawan, has a particularly effective mangrove restoration program, one that is spearheaded by Indigenous women who play a key role in planting, monitoring and protecting the forests.
Juan Manuel Santos, Svenja Schulze, Carole Dieschbourg, Teresa Ribera, Zac Goldsmith and Pascal Canfin –
The Nobel Committee's decision to award the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was instrumental in elevating that issue to the top of the global policy agenda. Now, the same should be done to recognise the organisation that has done the most work on the crisis of biodiversity loss.
Elizabeth Maruma Mrema –
If governments can agree to targets laid out in a new biodiversity framework, our societies, economies and financial system may have a fighting chance at preventing the precipitous decline of the planet’s species and ecosystems.
International biodiversity protection frameworks need to prioritise the establishment of areas safeguarded by indigenous communities who deliver the same conservation outcomes as big nature groups, but for a fraction of the cost.
Time is running out to implement concrete plans capable of reining in a runaway biodiversity crisis. Government ministers and biodiversity experts are expected to begin negotiations in October over a …
After a decade-long slumber, carbon offsetting is once again entering the mainstream. Driven by net-zero pledges from corporates, government commitments, and consumer demand, green projects that remove or avoid the …