• New wildlife data visualisation platform reveals trends in international trade in endangered species

    A new, interactive, online tool for visualising data and trends in the international trade in endangered species is being launched today. CITES Wildlife TradeView is a joint project between the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre…

    New wildlife data visualisation platform reveals trends in international trade in endangered species
  • Safeguarding the soil that sustains us: protecting peatlands

    Healthy soils are crucial for the planet’s future and our survival on it. They supply essential ecosystem services such as food provision and water storage and purification and almost 50% of terrestrial biodiversity lives or spends part of its life in them. World Soil Day, which takes place on 5 December, aims to raise awareness…

    Safeguarding the soil that sustains us: protecting peatlands
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    Creating a Nature-Positive Future for People and Planet

    We are facing global biodiversity and climate crises.   It is estimated that one million species are threatened with extinction, with the drivers of biodiversity loss due to the direct or indirect results of unsustainable human action. Under current policies, one in six species will be at risk of extinction due to the impacts of climate change. Global…

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    Creating a Nature-Positive Future for People and Planet