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Campaign for Nature and 30X30 Ocean Alliance Submit Intervention to the Convention on Biological Diversity

August 29, 2019
This week in Nairobi, Kenya, the Convention on Biological Diversity, kicked off a year-long process to develop a post-2020 global biodiversity framework that will be adopted at the Conference of Parties meeting in China in October 2020. At this meeting, the 30X30 Ocean Alliance, that includes the Campaign for Nature, Conservation International, National Geographic Society, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Oceans5, and the Wildlife Conservation Society, submitted an intervention expressing the alliance’s goal of protecting or conserving at least 30 percent of the ocean through highly and fully protected marine protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures that demonstrate comparable benefits for biodiversity.

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Sustainable Land Management is Key to Reducing the Impacts of Climate Change

August 8, 2019
A UN Special report on climate change and the future or land use says human demand is driving unprecedented depletion of global natural resources.

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Global Assessment Of The State Of Nature Shows Urgent Action Needed To Protect Both People And Planet

May 6, 2019
A new global assessment from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), finds that the loss of nature and the resulting wildlife extinction crisis is worse than previously understood and underscores the urgent need for world leaders to commit to an ambitious global deal to protect nature.

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National Geographic Society, Campaign for Nature Representatives Join Nations in Canada to Push Ambitious Global Agenda for Nature

April 24, 2019
A growing coalition of scientists, government leaders, NGOs, businesses, and philanthropists are pushing nations to protect at least 30 percent of the planet by 2030.

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Germans Call for Action on Global Wildlife Extinction

March 18, 2019
A public poll conducted by renowned polling institute Emnid shows Germans expect more from their government to stop species extinction.

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Joint statement on the post-2020 biodiversity framework

Thirteen conservation organizations joined together to encourage the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to develop a post-2020 framework for biodiversity that sets clear, measurable targets for conservation — including a goal to protect 30 percent of the planet by 2030.


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