UN publishes first draft of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

A post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework is to be adopted when the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity takes place in October 2021. Building on the UN’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, the new framework will respond to the ongoing biodiversity decline and aims to transform society’s relationship […]

G7 leaders commit to biodiversity and climate change actions

Held in Cornwall in June 2021, the G7 Leaders’ Summit brought together leading democracies to help the world build back better, and greener, from the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US have agreed to the shared G7 Nature Compact in response to the global climate emergency, committing […]