IPBES Guest Article: COVID-19 Stimulus Measures Must Save Lives, Protect Livelihoods, and Safeguard Nature to Reduce the Risk of Future Pandemics
Bonn, 23 March 2020
During the current period of public health emergency around the world, the IPBES secretariat continues to operate. Our normal offices (including those of our Technical Support Units) are not open for physical meetings. Our staff is working remotely and our meetings are held as virtual meetings, using a variety of online tools.
Global Coalition for Biodiversity Launched on World Wildlife Day 2020
Zoos, Aquariums, National Parks, Museums, Botanical Gardens
‘United for Biodiversity’
Read the full media release here.
IPBES Executive Secretary, Anne Larigauderie, was among key experts joining President Emmanuel Macron of France as he announced new measures to increase protection of MontBlanc and its #biodiversity
The IPBES secretariat is pleased to make available the Global Assessment Report Summary for Policymakers in all 6 UN languages as part of our ongoing commitment to multilingualism and broader access to the best available evidence.
IPBES Executive Secretary Anne Larigauderie is pleased to announce a Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change, co-sponsored by IPBES and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which will be held in London from 12 to 14 May 2020. The workshop will be hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with additional sponsorship by the Government of Norway.
The Land Degradation and Restoration Assessment by the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services shows that land degradation across the world is a widespread and severe issue, showing no signs of slowing . For a sustainable future, this trend must be halted and reversed.