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Biological Diversity Day: IPBES decorated with global sustainability award

Ana María Hernández Salgar

Underscoring celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has been announced as the winner of the 2020 WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award, including a prize of one million Swedish Kronor – about $100,000. Ana María Hernández Salgar, Chair of IPBES Among the most prestigious global sustainability recognitions, the Award specifically highlights ...

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International Day on Biological Diversity looks to solutions found in nature

António Guterres

UN leaders marking the 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity challenged the international community to promote ecosystem-based solutions that address biodiversity loss, climate change, and land degradation simultaneously, and to mainstream biodiversity in economic sectors. António Guterres. UN Secretary General In its first-ever online-only campaign, this International Day has focused on the theme: “Our Solutions Are in Nature”. The lead ...

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