Monday Member – Ruth Spencer

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Who is she and what drives her? Country: Antigua and Barbuda Region: Caribe Antigua is classified as a Small Island Developing State of the Caribbean (SIDS), and due to the ecological crisis it constantly faces natural disasters and its population is burdened with environmental impacts;… Read More »Monday Member – Ruth Spencer

Wetlands Law: We must protect what protects us

Ana di Pangracio, FARN Originally published in Spanish. It’s time for a wetland law. We need it now. This is the understanding of the more than 500,000 people who signed an online petition demanding a “wetlands law now”, which at this moment is aimed… Read More »Wetlands Law: We must protect what protects us

Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Building a future for all life on Earth requires incorporating human rights in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, writes Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Senior Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. This article authored by Claudia Ituarte-Lima was originally published on October 22, 2020 on China Dialogue and Raoul Wallenberg Institute on Human… Read More »Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Biodiversity Negotiations Should Account for COVID-19 and Ensure Equity

CBD COP 15 is set to adopt the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, has been rescheduled for early 2021.

In the meantime, virtual discussions, consultations and to some extent negotiations are ongoing; the particular ways that these dialogues continue are incredibly important.

This article highlights three concerns regarding procedural and substantive developments within the CBD process.