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ipbes🌿#GLFBiodiversity Digital Conference: One World - #OneHealth takes place on 28-29 October w/@GlobalLF
🦋Join former @IPBES Chair Sir Robert Watson, #IPBES expert @PeterDaszak, & 200+ speakers to discuss #biodiversity
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ipbes'The world #food system is broken
🍲#Hunger is increasing
🍏Malnutrition & related non-communicable diseases increase
🌊The way we produce food contributes to #climatechange
🦋& causes a lot of #biodiversity loss'
Miguel Stutzin is a Chilean veterinarian and international environment specialist who serves as his country’s Operational Focal Point to the Global Environment Facility. In an interview, he shared his hopes for a green recovery to the coronavirus...
ipbes'#COVID19 is a devastating example of how human societies have surpassed the barrier of the possible and adequate with #nature and the environment.'
— Miguel Stutzin, Operational Focal Point in #Chile for @theGEF
Rooted in the rich world of plants and fungi are many of the world's most sought-after medications. As this biodiversity rapidly disappears, so, too, do the resources and ecosystems central to human health.
ipbes🌱'1/3+ of modern drugs are derived either directly or indirectly from natural products, such as #plants, microorganisms & animals
🌿60%-80% of anticancer drugs originate from chemical compounds found in the natural world'
—@charlishld de @dw_environment
Multicriteria optimization identifies global priority areas for ecosystem restoration and estimates their benefits for biodiversity and climate, providing cost–benefit analyses that highlight the importance of optimizing spatial planning and...
Private and public sector panelists will set the stage for the webinar series, discussing barriers and opportunities for the private sector to catalyze sustainable investments that address the multiple crises we face today, from global biodiversity...
ipbesInterested in #infrastructure & #nature?
Join the @Nature_org webinar series on barriers and opportunities for sustainable finance that address the multiple crises we face today, from global #biodiversityloss to #climatechange and the #COVID19 pandemic
Countdown’s goal is to identify compelling responses to five big climate related questions and to activate the solutions by connecting citizens directly with business and political leaders. Join the Countdown.
Trillions of dollars of GDP depend on biodiversity, according to Swiss Re report
ipbesAccording to new @SwissRe insurance analysis:
"1 in 5 countries are at risk of ecosystem collapse"
'1st index to our knowledge that pulls together indicators of #biodiversity & ecosystems to cross-compare around the world & link back to those economies'
Putting biodiversity on the menu solves the thorny question of what to have for dinner
ipbesOur impact on #ecosystems began thousands of years ago w/ us reducing #biodiversity & starting a chain reaction that brought us to a #NatureEmergency & #ClimateEmergency
The good news: we can reverse this by enhancing #Nature
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The World Health Organisation offers an insightful analysis of the link between health and biodiversity, beginning with a definition of a healthy person as someone not simply free from illness but in a state of complete physical, mental and social...
According to the latest Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services assessment, 75% of land, 66% of oceans and 85% of our planet’s wetlands have been negatively impacted by human activity.
ipbes"According to the @IPBES #GlobalAssessment, 🌵75% of land, 🌊66% of oceans and 🌱85% of our planet’s wetlands have been negatively impacted by human activity"
💻 Explore these ecosystems with @UNEP's tool #WildForLife
Researchers say loss of 1.9m square kilometres of intact ecosystems will have ‘profound implications’ for biodiversity
ipbesA new study revealed that from 2000 to 2013 nearly 2 million square km of intact #ecosystems were lost – the size of #Mexico – with profound implications for #biodiversity
'Findings show human pressure is extending into the last ecologically intact areas'
Das Gremium hatte mit seinem Bericht die weltweite Aufmerksamkeit auf das katastrophale Artensterben gelenkt.
ipbes#BreakingNews: Media reporting @IPBES nominated for #NobelPeacePrize for "invaluable contribution to world peace & global development"
'recognition for experts around the world who contributed to IPBES w/ hope that science will be foundation of politics'
ipbes'We have been made aware of reports in the media that mention @IPBES as having been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize... w/ @UN #BiodiversitySummit just hours away'
"Our peace and security depend very directly on nature's contributions to people"