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H&M Group announces multi-year contribution to IPBES

Anne Larigauderie

The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on Tuesday, September 9, 2020 announced a new four-year financial contribution to its work on biodiversity science and policy by the H&M Group. The Swedish-based global fashion retailer has committed significant, non-earmarked support to IPBES, in addition to a wider engagement with biodiversity issues. IPBES Executive Secretary, Anne Larigauderie Speaking about the ...

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Climate change, biodiversity frameworks now require accelerated implementation


“Certain kinds of responses to global climate change pose serious risks to biodiversity and ecosystem services, which is why decision -makers need the best-available science when setting policy and allocating resources.” This was the keynote message on Tuesday, March 7 2017 from Prof. Guy Midgley, an expert on global change biology from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, addressing representatives ...

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IPBES launches biodiversity, ecosystem services assessment

Sir Robert Watson

The launch of an ambitious new three-year scientific assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services was announced in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, on Sunday (February 28, 2016) at the close of a week-long meeting of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Similar to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), IPBES is an independent intergovernmental body ...

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