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Global Assessment Featured in Ted Talk by BBC Science Journalist Victoria Gill

In a TED Talk on the potential value which Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities hold for "saving our planet's weird, wonderful and most threatened species," BBC science journalist Victoria Gill featured IPBES and the Global Assessment Report as the possible "foundation for an international agreement where all of those nations could sign up to finally take action to tackle the biodiversity crisis happening on Earth right now."

Watch the full TED Talk here.

Learn more about the ways in which IPBES recognises the importance of indigenous and local knowledge to the conservation and sustainable use of ecosystems and incorporates this approach as a cross-cutting issue relevant to all of its activities.