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Furthermore, Mr Botsoma said Botswana was committed to biodiversity.
In October 2010, global leaders met in Aichi, Japan, where they produced the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, which included 20 ambitious targets-such as halving global habitat loss and ending overfishing-that signatories agreed to meet by 2020.
For the first time, we can now provide financial assistance for small enterprises in coastal communities that focus on the conservation of coastal and marine biodiversity,' Lim said.
The projects examine global-scale gradients in biodiversity and the eco-evolutionary feedbacks between coexisting species and their environments in new and transformative ways.
Theme of this year Biodiversity celebration was Mainstreaming Biodiversity, Sustaining people and their livelihood .
To address these threats, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Biodiversity Financing Initiative (BioFin) and other parties, has developed the Philippines Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (PBSAP).
Rai Niaz Ahmad emphasized on the importance of biodiversity and said that pragmatic solution to cope with the challenges posed to biodiversity must be adopted so to conserve it for future generations and protect the environment also.
Biodiversity and ecosystem services' key importance of achieving the vision represented in creating a safe world where water is available.
They found that while press attention devoted to biodiversity has remained stable since 1990, the proportion of climate change reports has been substantially higher than biodiversity since 2005.
I am convinced that local authorities have a key role to play in conserving biodiversity, through their role in: developing and influencing local policies and strategies; planning and development control; owning and managing their land; procurement; education and awareness raising.
Accordingly, in this study, we ask two questions: (1) How different are the horizontal linkages created in the biodiversity cluster from those emerging at the level of national implementation?
The four-day workshop began at Wyndham Grand Regency-Hotel on Saturday under the auspices of Minister of Environment HE Ahmed bin Amer al Humaidi and in collaboration with International Biodiversity Agreement Secretariat and UNEP office for West Asia.
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