Bridging the science-policy gulf

17 January 2013 | Article

Next week, 21-26 January, will see the first plenary meeting of the new Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). More than 600 delegates will descend on Bonn, Germany, to try to establish rules for how the platform will operate. Why the world needs IPBES?

Read more in the blog by Dr Thomas Brooks of IUCN here.