Tag: CBD

Do Global Conservation Initiatives Undermine Local Conservation Action?

Written by | November 19th, 2009

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Here’s an all-too-frequent out-of-office autoreply from conservationists these days: I am currently away from the office attending a UNDP meeting. Following this I am participating in a CBD working group, an IUCN advisory committee, an NGO roundtable, then presenting at a Millennium Declaration follow-up, and attending a regional conservation forum convened by aid agencies as […]

Hitting the Target…But Missing the Point

Written by | August 19th, 2009

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Conservation is often a game of numbers. Numerical goals, such as protecting 10% of all habitat types, often form the backbone of both international and national conservation policy. Within The Nature Conservancy, numbers like these appear in our 2015 goal (to effectively conserve 10 percent of every major habitat type on Earth by the year […]

Will Countries Take Aim?

Written by | December 21st, 2008

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I read a BBC article today about global environmental treaties — you know, like the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) –  and whether the targets they set mean anything to governments. Such treaties do seem like a whole lot of work to get countries to finally […]

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