If you take care of the land, it will take care of you, says Tsefaye Kidane, a 40-year-old coffee farmer from a protected area in southwest Ethiopia that is also regarded as the birthplace of wild Arabica coffee.
The World Bank Group is supporting the development of the Framework through an initiative named “The Road to Kunming”. This complements the WBG’s rich operational engagement on biodiversity and ecosystems.
Over the last century, our species has increasingly dominated the earth, expanding, developing, growing … but also polluting and depleting our non-renewable resources, creating irreversible losses in biodiversity.
The Natural Capital Committee’s advice on taking a natural capital approach to attaining net zero.
Encroachment on plant and animal life by man is fueling diseases.
Crucial UN conference will be delayed until next year as a result of the coronavirus crisis
The crucial summit to negotiate for higher ambitions on climate change scheduled for November in Glasgow has been postponed, with new dates for the meeting to be decided in the coming months. However, there are some positives to the delay.
Changes in species abundance can throw food chains out of whack and put livelihoods at risk.