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Frankfurt, Germany – The first comprehensive overview for more than a decade of the state of knowledge about global biodiversity and the contributions of nature to people is nearing completion with a final meeting of authors this week at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), in Frankfurt Germany.


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The University of Helsinki will this week host a groundbreaking dialogue meeting (from 6-7 June) bringing together indigenous representatives and decision makers from the Arctic region - including the Arctic Council - with leading scientists and experts from around the world.


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Biodiversity – the essential variety of life forms on Earth – continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature’s capacity to contribute to people’s well-being. This alarming trend endangers economies, livelihoods, food security and the quality of life of people everywhere, according to four landmark science reports released today, written by more than 550 leading experts, from over 100 countries.


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La causa principal de la pérdida de especies y factor de la migración de millones de personas para el año 2050 En el informe de evaluación de 3 años de referencia, más de 100 expertos describen los costos, peligros y opciones


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Main cause of species loss & driver of the migration of millions of people by 2050 In landmark 3-year assessment report, 100+ experts outline costs, dangers & options

Issued by the IPBES secretariat on 23 March 2018


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El bienestar humano está en riesgo. Los informes de referencia destacan opciones para proteger y restaurar la naturaleza y sus vitales contribuciones a las personas


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Biodiversity – the essential variety of life forms on Earth – continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature’s capacity to contribute to people’s well-being. This alarming trend endangers economies, livelihoods, food security and the quality of life of people everywhere, according to four landmark science reports released today, written by more than 550 leading experts, from over 100 countries.


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To freely access the full text of the article in the 19 January 2018 edition of Science please use these links: (NB: Only available once published by Science and only free if accessed from this page on the IPBES website)

Summary: http://science.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/359/6373/270?ijkey=/vA6P5O/b2eSM&keytype=ref&siteid=sci


Posted on 07

__Ordos, China__ – Leading world experts today in China presented an update on the first comprehensive evidence-based assessment of global land degradation and restoration, to be launched next March by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES).


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Experts are invited to participate in the external review of the four IPBES regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services (for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe and Central Asia) and the thematic assessment on land degradation and restoration. IPBES aims to finalize these five assessments at the sixth session of the IPBES Plenary, in March 2018.


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Media release about new expert article published in Ecology Letters building on the IPBES Assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production


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The keynote message at the opening of the 5th IPBES Plenary session highlighted the complex links between action on climate change and protection of biodiversity.


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Remarks by Dr. Anne Larigauderie, Executive Secretary of IPBES at the UN Talk, Celebrating UN Day and 20 Years of the UN in Bonn, Germany, 28 October 2016


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The scoping report for a possible future assessment of the sustainable use of biodiversity by IPBES is open for review from 5 September 2016 until 2 October 2016. The document will then be revised by the experts and submitted for consideration by IPBES-5 in March 2016. Letter of invitation and template for response are here.


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The IPBES task force and technical support unit on capacity-building are pleased to invite you to attend the third webinar of the IPBES Webinar Series. The webinar will take place 14:00-15:00 CEST, Thursday 23 June 2016. In this webinar, we will partner with Professor Simon Potts, co-chair of the IPBES Thematic Assessment of Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production, who will give a presentation on “The IPBES Pollination Report”.


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The secretariat invites all expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the land degradation and restoration assessment. Interested reviewers are requested to fill the registration form for external reviewers.


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IPBES invites the nomination of experts for Deliverable 2(c): Global assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services and Deliverable 3(biii): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity. For more information and the application form, please click here. Deadline is 05 May 2016. 


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The IPBES pollination assessment report has been featured in more than 28 languages at 1,300+ online news sites in 81 countries (plus print newspaper and radio coverage). 

Hyperlinks with these stories are available here


Posted on 29

3-year Study Will Measure Progress as 2020 Deadline Nears  for Reaching Biodiversity Goals  Will Be Guided by Newly Adopted Approach  for Evaluating Biodiversity-Related Policy Options

Kuala Lumpur - February 28, 2016 - The launch of an ambitious new three-year scientific assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services was announced today at the close of a week-long meeting of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).  


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Assessment Details Options for Safeguarding Pollinators

Kuala Lumpur - 26 February, 2016 - A growing number of pollinator species worldwide are being driven toward extinction by diverse pressures, many of them human-made, threatening millions of livelihoods and hundreds of billions of dollars worth of food supplies, according to the first global assessment of pollinators.

Tags: Pollination