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UNDP: Creating a nature-positive future

UNDP: Creating a nature-positive future

Global biodiversity loss is inextricably linked to climate change. Under all emission scenarios, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report finds that global surface temperature will continue increasing until at least mid-century, with warming of 1.5–2°C exceeded during this century and climate impacts threatening species and their habitats, unless there is a rapid and significant reduction...

Conservation International: Mapping the irrecoverable carbon in Earth’s ecosystems

Conservation International: Mapping the irrecoverable carbon in Earth’s ecosystems

Avoiding catastrophic climate change requires rapid decarbonization and improved ecosystem stewardship at a planetary scale. The carbon released through the burning of fossil fuels would take millennia to regenerate on Earth. Though the timeframe of carbon recovery for ecosystems such as peatlands, mangroves and old-growth forests is shorter (centuries), this timeframe still exceeds the time...

We Know What Indigenous and Local Communities Can Do for Forests. Here’s What Climate Finance Can Do for Them.

We Know What Indigenous and Local Communities Can Do for Forests. Here’s What Climate Finance Can Do for Them.

Beto Borges, Director, Forest Trends’ Communities and Territorial Governance Initiative To keep up to date on the latest news, views, and science in the world of nature-based solutions, sign up to our newsletter by clicking here. World leaders in Glasgow are recognizing the contributions of Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLC) in safeguarding forests and...