Protected and conserved Areas are vital solutions to a range of critical global problems. They are fundamental in avoiding the loss of biodiversity, are essential contributors to mitigating and adapting to climate change and are the first line of defence in avoiding future pandemics.…
Remoteness – the degree to which localities or areas of land are physically or perceptually isolated from the evidence and direct influences of modern technological society – can contribute to the values and viability of a wilderness area.
Information brief | 2022
At the Open-Ended Working Group 3 (OEWG) negotiations for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Geneva (March 2022) a new proposal to include “sustainable development areas” was put forward by one Party for inclusion in Target 3 of the GBF…
Position paper | 2022
UNFCCC COP27 is taking place at a time of considerable global turmoil, with growing economic hardship and food and energy insecurity worsening the effects of a still ongoing pandemic. Yet, as the extreme weather events of 2022 – catastrophic floods, droughts and hurricanes – illustrate, the…
Conservation Tool | 2022
1. Widespread consensus has emerged that biodiversity loss and climate change are twin crises that must be addressed together to achieve success in either one.