biodiversity

Ecuador’s Citizens Vote to Stop All Oil Drilling in Biodiverse Amazonian National Park

Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park is home to one of the most biodiverse concentrations of plant and animal life on Earth. In an historic vote of nearly 60 percent in favor, Ecuadorian citizens chose to stop the development of new oil wells in the park,…

Facing the climate crisis: indigenous wisdom

All the measures and agreements made by the governments of the world, all the international events aimed at alleviating the climate crisis, the promises and signatures in defence of our biodiversity and planetary ecosystems, the famous COPs (Conference of the…

Freedom in Diversity

Now is the time to reject the industrial agriculture model, a model that came from and behaves like war. Industrial agriculture is destroying life on Earth, destroying the role of women in food and farming, and destroying our health and…

Why is the recovery of tropical ecosystems vital in the fight against Climate Change?

Tropical ecosystems: The tropical zone of our planet is located between 15°-25° degrees north and south of the equator. Because of its warm temperatures and rainfall, it offers the best conditions for the development of various tropical ecosystems rich in…

Biodiversity loss, the sixth great extinction and the need for action

Susan Price of the Green Left talks with Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP15), held in Montreal from 7 to 19 December 2022. By Susan Price (S. P.): COP15 in Montreal has received much…

COP15: Countries reach historic agreement to protect the planet’s biodiversity

In the Canadian city of Montreal, delegates from nearly 200 countries participating in the UN Conference on Biodiversity, known as COP15, reached an agreement to protect at least 30% of the land and oceans considered important for biodiversity by 2030.…

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity celebrate COP15 deal on nature, and welcome the opportunity of working together

Following two weeks of often tense negotiations of the Kunming-Montreal  Global Biodiversity Framework(GBF), in Montreal, Canada, the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) praised the text for its “strong language on respect for the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local…

COP15 Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) denounces the false solutions of the draft agreement

According to the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) the UN biodiversity talks at COP15 put forward a text that acknowledges the necessary rights, roles and knowledge of Indigenous Peoples but leaves targets wide open for industry to continue biodiversity-destroying activities,…

COP15 Youth dismayed by the lack of ambition in the negotiations

An action to denounce the death of the living “With only 3 days left before the end of COP15, there are still 700 brackets, as many elements of the text that still do not have consensus. We are concerned about…

The recognition of the sovereignty of indigenous people could save the biodiversity and ecosystems

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) and frontline Indigenous activists discuss today the important work of land and water defenders within Canada and beyond who are protecting biodiversity. The panelists were calling out false solutions and the lack of political will within…

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