India’s growing cities have exacted a massive price on nature – but a biodiversity project in Hyderabad aims to reverse this trend
Developed countries increase financial support to the developing world, but conservation groups say this falls far short of what is needed to protect biodiversity and combat climate change.
CBD COP11: Finance crucial on final day or talks, criticism over participation numbers in Hyderabad and national tiger database announced.
CBD COP11: Small scale experiments with scientific value can continue, but funds must not be directed away from climate change mitigation efforts
CBD COP11: African group given busy bee award for finance work, high-level segment opens with plea from CBD chief and text agreed on marine protection and invasive species.
CBD COP11: Warning that vast carbon sink in Madagascar on verge of destruction in 5-10 years unless urgent action taken by international community
CBD COP11: Achim Steiner says talks on funding UN biodiversity targets are on course for successful resolution despite signs of deadlock
CBD COP11: New report examines how to protect community forest rights in coal mining regions in India
CBD COP11: India Prime Minister calls on all parties to follow his lead and pledge money and support to biodiversity efforts
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit meets controversy, forest finance guide published and there are calls to keep geoengineering experiments in the lab
CBD COP11: PM Singh to visit the HICC, finance continues to divide parties and progress on marine protected areas.
CBD COP11: RTCC understands there is widespread support behind a text that would see vast areas of the High Seas placed under protection of international law
CBD COP11: Braulio Dias calls for negotiating teams in Hyderabad to break current deadlock over finance and demonstrate a “willingness” to talk.
CBD COP11: Find out what all those tricky biodiversity terms really mean with our handy A-Z
CBD COP11: Biodiversity pilgrimage heads for South Korea, security ramps up ahead of PM Singh visit and local fisherman see shocking decline in catches
CBD COP11: Familiar splits as global north and south fail to agree on biodiversity finance targets or framework
CBD COP11: Parties to the UN’s Biodiversity Convention (CBD) agree that the impact of biofuels on biodiversity will be taken into account when they develop future energy strategies.