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Follow the last sessions of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 on-line

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 – a key global forum on protected areas – is coming to an end. Since 12 November 2014 over 5,000 participants from governments, international organisations, civil society organisations, community based organisations, the private sector and academia have gathered to join the Congress in Sydney. In light of this year’s

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Connecting global priorities – Biodiversity and Human Health

The State of Knowledge on the Interlinkages between Biodiversity and Human Health is an upcoming flagship publication covering all relevant issues related to the connections between biodiversity and community health. It is based on a collaborative effort of the BaCH Initiative partner the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health

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Parks, People, Planet connections with Biodiversity and Community Health

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 is taking currently taking place in Sidney bringing together around 4000 delegates from over 160 countries. This year’s congress is themed Parks, People, Planet: Inspiring Solutions and will showcase the essential role and diverse benefits of protected areas for people and communities. Hence, partners of the Biodiversity and Community

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Raising awareness for the interlinkages between biodiversity & health at CoP 12 in Korea

The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative continuously raises awareness for the complex interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystem services and health. This is based on the firm belief that biodiversity lies the foundation for human health as it provides healthy ecosystems on which we depend for our food and fresh water or aids in regulating climate

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Fostering synergies between biodiversity & human health

    Three of the Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partners the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), Bioversity International and UNEP jointly with other partners such as the World Health Organization (WHO) are conducting a side event on biodiversity, ecosystems and the life-supporting services. On Wednesday 25th of June multiple key

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Working towards island conservation and sustainability

This years International Day for Biodiversity is dedicated to Island Biodiversity and coincides with the designation by the UN General Assembly proclaiming 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States. The theme was chosen to correspond with the timing of COP decision XI/15 paragraph 1(a), in which the Conference of the Parties “urges

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2014 International Day for Biodiversity Celebrations around the world

2014 International Day for Biodiversity Celebrations around the world The CBD Secretariat, a key partner of the Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative, encourages all parties to the Convention and all organizations to celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD). Find out more about events in your country here.

The International Day for Biological Diversity is coming up in 3 days !

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 ‘The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)’ to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This years day is dedicated to Island Biodiversity. Follow global actions here / The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s key partner the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) provides you some important background

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