One can try and put a gloss on the actions taken over the last decade but the reality of this indicators report shows that we are not winning the battle to halt the declines in wildlife or habitats. There is an equally grim recently published report from Europe on this. Defra ‘There is coverage in today’s […]

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The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity on 30 September 2020 will highlight the crisis facing humanity from the degradation of biodiversity and the urgent need to accelerate action on biodiversity for sustainable development. In advance of the Summit, France, Germany and UK were among more than 60 countries promising to put wildlife and climate at heart […]

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Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO) is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is a periodic report that summarizes the latest data on the status and trends of biodiversity and draws conclusions relevant to the further implementation of the Convention. GBO-5 provides  global summary of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and […]

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World Fish Migration Foundation ‘Populations of migratory river fish around the world have plunged by a “catastrophic” 76% since 1970, an analysis has found. The fall was even greater in Europe at 93%, and for some groups of fish, with sturgeon and eel populations both down by more than 90%. Species such as salmon, trout and giant […]

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