There is a high need for practical tools for monitoring and assessing biodiversity. Remote sensing may be useful in some cases - but due to a new study it is of limited help when it comes to modelling local pollinator biodiversity.
A new five-member board chaired by Dr. Stefanie Eichiner was elected at the Annual Members' Meeting 2017 in Heidelberg.
The Cambridge Conservation Initiative, in collaboration with partners, aims to better address biodiversity in natural capital accounting. The results of a first workshop are now available.
A study published in the renowned journal PLOS ONE confirms the results of the Entomological Society Krefeld: more than 75 percent loss of biomass in flying insects.
7 Sept 2017. UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time.
One challenge – one location – two conferences: The EU B@B Platform of the European Commission and the Global Nature Fund (GNF) are joining forces in tackling the challenge for businesses in integrating biodiversity and natural capital. 'Biodiversity in Good Company' will contribute to both events.
In recognition of the biodiversity challenges that remain with the Protocol, the Natural Capital Coalition has launched a project, led by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), to strengthen biodiversity in the Protocol and associated sector guides.
The global project "Private Business Action for Biodiversity" of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which started at the end of 2016, focusses on biodiversity-friendly production and commercialization.
How do sustainability standards integrate biological diversity? This question attracts an increasing attention. The "Standards and Biodiversity" Thematic Review had a look into 15 voluntary standards in the agriculture sector.
The Federal Ministry for the Environment initiated "Enterprise Biological Diversity 2020" in 2013. Creating this round table was an important step to expand a sustainable and structured dialogue with business. Meanwhile the number of supporting associations has increased to 30.