Month: April 2022

Naturing Future Indigenous Women Leaders

Indigenous Women Biodiversity Network (IWBN) history comes from ajourney undertaken by Indigenous Women from the global south, witha quest to create visibility of Indigenous women’s role in BiodiversityConservation. When the Convention on Biological Diversity came toforce in 1993, it was very clear that Indigenous women were notvisible at all, even though the convention encouraged and …

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Countries pledge record support to the Global Environment Facility

GEF-8 funding will scale up efforts to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change, pollution  Twenty-nine countries have jointly pledged more than $5 billion for the Global Environment Facility, providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats from climate change, plastics, and toxic chemicals through collaborative action this decade. The new support, …

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