Ana di Pangracio, FARN Originally published in Spanish. https://www.lanacion.com.ar/opinion/ley-humedales-hay-proteger-lo-nos-protege-nid2586780 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
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
Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia
Contributed by WWF Indonesia and FoMMA (Alliance of the People of the Kayan Mentarang National Park) and GOW (The united association of Women’s organizations) Equality in natural resource and landscape governance is fundamental and concerns: tenure rights, fair sharing of costs and benefits; procedural aspects… Read More »Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia
In the path to “build back better” we need to bend the curve of inequality and injustice and embed a human rights-based approach to a healthy environment. We must work together to ensure that the new era of biodiversity conservation can deliver for the right of nature, for the rights of women and for the whole of society.
Contributed by Gisela Alvarado and Vivienne Solis, CoopeSoliDar RL Costa Rica has been a country recognized worldwide for having a very rich marine biodiversity. At the same time, this Central American country also has a strong cultural identity near the sea, and a way of… Read More »Ghost woman: women who work in small-scale fisheries
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.