Last chance talks for life on earth?

October 2010. IUCN welcomes the outcomes of the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Governments approved a new Strategic Plan for the next 10 years to reduce pressures on the planet’s biodiversity and take action to restore the natural world. They agreed a new protocol on managing genetic resources and pledged significant new resources to implement the agreements.


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Deadline Life – Nagoya defines future for life on earth

Governments meeting at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP10) have approved a step change for biodiversity: a new Strategic Plan for the next ten years to reduce the current pressures on the planet’s biodiversity and take urgent action to save and restore nature; an agreed new protocol on access and benefit sharing; and have pledged some serious new resources to bring the agreements to life. …   | Spanish

29 Oct 2010 | International news release

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SOS – A new call on businesses to respond to extinction crisis

The Global Environment Facility, the World Bank, and IUCN today announced they had established the Save Our Species (SOS) initiative with more than $US10 million in financing commitments and called on businesses to help build the biggest global species conservation fund by 2015. …   | French | Spanish

28 Oct 2010 | International news release

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